Advisory Committee on Healthcare Innovation and Evaluation (ACHIEV)

Purpose

Advisory Committee on Healthcare Innovation and Evaluation Membership

Industrial Insurance Medical Advisory Committee
Dianna Chamblin, MD. (Chair)
Andrew Friedman, MD.
Robert Waring, MD.
Kirk Harmon, MD.
Alternate: Stephen Thielke, MD
Industrial Insurance Chiropractic Advisory Committee
Clay Bartness, DC.
Ron Wilcox, DC. (Vice-Chair)
Alternate: Mike Dowling, DC.
Business
Rebecca Forrestor, Group Health Cooperative.
John Meier, Employer Resources Northwest
Lisa Vivian, Eberle Vivian, Inc.
Labor
Sofia Aragon, JD, RN, Wa State Nurses Association
Dave Myers, Washington Building and Trades Council
Teri Rideout, Attorney.
Alternate: Joe Kendo, WA State Labor Council

The Advisory Committee on Healthcare Innovation and Evaluation (ACHIEV) meets periodically to provide L&I with input and advice related to the provider network and other topics, below. It is a venue for business, labor, and providers to advise on L&I healthcare programs..

The Advisory Committee provides input or advice on:

  • Provide a venue for business, labor, and providers to advise on L&I healthcare programs.
  • Continue monitoring and advise on Provider Network implementation.
  • Finalize rules and policies on Top Tier eligibility and incentives.
  • Review “Risk of Harm” criteria. 
  • Support COHE expansion statewide.
  • Advise on development and piloting of new occupational health best practices.
  • Support self-insured participation in COHEs and/or other healthcare initiatives.
  • Provide updates to the Workers’ Compensation Advisory Committee (WCAC) on reform implementation and other issues.

Meetings scheduled

  • January 23, 2014
  • April 24, 2014
  • July 24, 2014
  • October 23, 2014

Agendas and meeting materials will be posted a week prior to each meeting.

All meetings, unless noted otherwise, are held from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the SeaTac Airport, Port of Seattle - in the Beijing Conference Room (Room 6012M), 17801 International Blvd., Seattle, WA 98158.

Past ACHIEV (formerly PNAG) Meeting Materials

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  • Expand/collapseJanuary 23, 2014
  • Expand/collapse October 24, 2013
  • Expand/collapse July 25, 2013
  • Expand/collapse April 25, 2013

  • Contact

    Joanne McDaniel, MA, OTR/L
    360-902-6817
    joanne.mcdaniel@Lni.wa.gov


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