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APPOINTMENTS COVERED BY OUR UNION CONTRACT

are scheduled through Washington State's coordinating entity CTS LanguageLink. The contract performance measures are posted on HCA’s website

 

DSHS APPOINTMENTS

SFY2016                  16,782

SFY2015                  15,943

SFY2014                  15,556

Overall Filled Rate SFY 2015

91% Filled

HCA (Medicaid) APPOINTMENTS

SFY2016                     327,737

SFY2015                     282,636

SFY2014                     228,561

SFY2013                     201,576
SFY2012                     196,176

 HCA (Medicaid) BUDGET

Jul 2013/Jun 2015             $25.1M

Jul 2011/Jun 2013             $18.1M

Jul 2009/Jun 2011             $23.0M

 HCA (Medicaid) HOURLY RATE

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

A modified procurement model began on July 1, 2011

The coordinating entity procurement model began on September 24, 2012.

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2015 Interpreter Bills
Updated On: Feb 28, 2015

SB 5787 Model Policy and Procedures for Language Access by LEP Parents of Students

Senate Bill 5787, sponsored by Sen. Pramila Jayapal of the 37th District, requires public school districts to develop Language Assistance Plans to improve communications with Limited English Proficient parents. This is in direct response to the Providing Language Access Services for Limited English Proficient Parents in Washington Schools report issued on January 2015 by the Office of the Education Ombudsman.

STATUS: Died in the House Appropiations Committe 

HB 1780 Regulating Interpreter Services

Bills building on the Federation-initiated and negotiated reforms that saved the state millions of dollars for medical interpreter services are now before legislative committees. The bills would centralize and consolidate the procurement of spoken language interpreter services and expand the use of language access providers. The aim is to reduce administrative costs while protecting consumers.

The bills are Senate Bill 5664, sponsored by Sen. Pramila Jayapal of the 37th District, and House Bill 1780, sponsored by Rep. Steve Bergquist of the 11th District. 

Most importantly, these bills would reform the procurement of interpreter services at Washington State's Labor & Industries (WA L&I). The US Department of Justice together with the US Department of Labor have found WA's L&I in non-compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. 

SUPPORT HB 1780! Download talking points here.

STATUS: Died in the House Appropiations Committe 


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