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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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Do I need an interpreter or a translator?
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Do I need an interpreter or a translator?

Interpretation is the process or activity involved in transferring a message orally from one language into another in real time. You will need an interpreter if you wish to communicate with an LEP person orally. Interpreters also perform a function called sight translation where they reproduce written text into spoken language. An interpreter is the culturally competent person who orally transfers a message from one language into another using one of the three modes of interpretation known as simultaneous, consecutive and sight translation.

Translation is the process of or activity involved in transferring a written message from one language to another. You will need a translator if you wish to take written text, such as a brochure, from English, into the written form of another language.

If your document is an audio file format then you will need a transcriptionist/translator (T/T or TT), sometimes inaccurately called "language transcriptionist" or "bilingual transcriptionist". These are interpreters that not only specialize in transcribing spoken source language, but also in translating it into the target language to produce a bilingual transcript. They typically have transcription equipment. Since excellent oral skills are a must, they should have both interpreter and translator credentials. Currently, the National Association of Judicial Interpreters and Translators (NAJIT) is involved in a national effort to come up with professional standards regarding this issue.


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