are scheduled through Washington State's coordinating entity, currently ULS and formerly CTS LanguageLink. The contract performance reports and fill rate by language and by county are posted on HCA’s website
HCA (Medicaid) HOURLY RATE
July 2019 $41.00
July 2018 $39.76
July 2017 $38.50
July 2016 $38.00
July 2015 $37.10
July 2014 $32.50 July 2013 $32.00 July 2012 $31.50 July 2011 $30.00
FIRST UNION CONTRACT 2010 $21.00
HCA (Medicaid) APPOINTMENTS
SFY2012 201,576 SFY2011 196,000
HCA (Medicaid) BUDGET
Jul 2013/Jun 2015 $25.1M
Jul 2011/Jun 2013 $18.1M
Jul 2009/Jun 2011 $23.0M
A modified procurement model began on July 1, 2011.
The coordinating entity procurement model began on September 24, 2012.
The new coordinating entity, ULS took over the contract on July 1, 2018.
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As of September 22nd, 2014: Interpreters will not be able to accept HCA (medical) appointments until immunization and TB status records have been provided. Interpreters who still have not provided the proper immunization documentation will have any HCA (medical) appointments scheduled for after September 22nd removed from their schedules by CTS.
Which immunizations/tests will the state require of interpreters?
Rubella, rubeola, mumps (or the combination vaccine commonly referred to as MMR)
OR proof of immunity (commonly obtained through a blood test) Varicella (chicken pox) vaccine OR proof of immunity Diphtheria, Pertussis (commonly given in a combination vaccine called TDap)
Annual updates include: Flu vaccine – You must receive the flu vaccine and provide proof of such before November 30th of each year, unless the Department of Health declares a flu pandemic, in which case the start of the flu season could be earlier. You do NOT need to provide proof of flu vaccine this year until November!
AND Tuberculosis (TB) screening
You may provide proof via one of three methods: a skin test (commonly called a PPD), QuantiFERON, or the T-spot blood test. There are specific requirements about TB testing and results.
You will find out a lot more about these requirements and its latest updates under our "Members Only" tab.