are scheduled through Washington State's coordinating entity, currently ULS and formerly CTS LanguageLink. The contract performance reports are posted on HCA’s website
HCA (Medicaid) APPOINTMENTS
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 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
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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INTERPRETER BARGAINNG TEAMS
Bargaining Team members are elected every two years. Nominations open in July of every odd year (2015, 2017, etc.). Due to the huge time commitment, Bargaining Team members may request time loss as well as reimbursement for their travel expenses.
Like other state employees, Medical and Social Services interpreters collectively bargain a two year union contract with the State on even years. Our biannual union contracts run from July 1st to June 30th. Continue reading for more information about your bargaining timeline.
Those eligible for nomination will be members in good standing and currently in the Language Access Provider bargaining unit. Members may nominate themselves or another member in the same Election Group in which they are eligible to be elected.
Bargaining Team Elections take place in odd years (2013, 2015).
July: Call for nominations are mailed to all eligible members and are available on the website.
September: Ballots are counted. Download: 2017-19 BARGAINING TEAM LAP-NOMINATION-FORM-AND-INSTRUCTIONS (1).pdf