Create a Care Gap Committee

The 2024 House opted to refer this resolution to the WAFP Board of Directors for further study.

Brought by: Pierce County Chapter

RESOLVED, that the WAFP, advocate for the development of an investigative workgroup designed to identify gaps in care throughout Washington State for individuals covered by Medicaid and Medicare, and be it further

RESOLVED, that the WAFP, advocate for an online system for submitting complaints from providers and patients against Medicaid and Medicare coverage including a team dedicated to investigating and responding to such complaints, and be it further

RESOLVED, that the WAFP, assist with the administration of this workgroup given the requirement by many Medicaid and Medicare insurers that referrals for specialty care be created and sent by Primary Care Providers.