Affordable Care Act Payment Reform

Client: American Academy of Pediatrics – Washington Chapter

Assisted the organization to develop their positions related to health care reform in Washington state. Wrote issue papers, created summary presentation materials, and developed briefing materials for legislators and the Health Care Authority. The work focused on payment reform and adoption of the Bright Futures health screening protocols as a part of Apple Health for Kids. (2012)

Results: The State Health Care Authority has supported the proposal to adopt Bright Futures, and the Governor is considering the proposal for inclusion in his 2014 budget. View link.