Resources

Pacific Hospital Preservation & Development Authority: Bridging gaps in health care access

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Posted in Resources / Fri, February 15, 2013

Private foundation dedicated to improving health and healthcare for Americans. RWJ grantees produce research and data about the complex health and health care issues facing the United States. RWJ publishes program evaluations and reports at the end of many projects.

Seattle Foundation

Posted in Resources / Fri, June 15, 2018

Seattle Foundation ignites powerful, rewarding philanthropy to make Greater Seattle a stronger, more vibrant community for all. They possess diverse expertise, with specialists in public policy, nonprofit effectiveness, community action, family philanthropy, planned giving, research and more. Established in 1946, the Seattle Foundation is the oldest and largest community foundation serving the Pacific Northwest, with assets of more than $800 million and more than 1,200 contributing individuals and families.

The Commonwealth Fund

Posted in Resources / Fri, February 15, 2013

The Commonwealth Fund’s mission is to promote a high-performing U.S. health care system that achieves better access, improved quality and greater efficiency, particularly for society’s most vulnerable, including low-income people, the uninsured, minority Americans, young children and elderly adults. The Fund carries out this mandate by supporting independent research on health care issues and making grants to improve health care practice and policy.

The Kaiser Family Foundation

Posted in Resources / Fri, February 15, 2013

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation is a non-profit, private operating foundation focusing on the major health care issues facing the nation. The Foundation is an independent voice and source of facts and analysis for policymakers, the media, the health care community and the general public.

Washington Health Alliance

Posted in Resources / Mon, August 04, 2014

The Washington Health Alliance serves to build a strong alliance among patients, doctors, hospitals, purchasers, health plans and others to promote health and improve quality and affordability by reducing overuse, underuse and misuse of health care services.

Washington Healthplanfinder

Posted in Resources / Mon, November 18, 2013

Through the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid expansion, thousands of Washington state residents are now eligible for subsidized health insurance. If you are uninsured or looking for other health insurance options, you can sign up on the the Washington Healthplanfinder website by going to the link above.

If you would like to meet one-to-one with an in-person assister, Public Health - Seattle & King County provides an updated list of enrollment events and assistance around King County.

Additional information is also available on the federal site at Healthcare.gov.

Washington State Health Care Authority

Posted in Resources / Thu, April 18, 2013

The Washington State Health Care Authority purchases health care for more than 2 million Washington residents through Apple Health (Medicaid), the Public Employees Benefits Board (PEBB) Program, and, beginning in 2020, the School Employees Benefits Board (SEBB) Program. As the largest health care purchaser in the state, they lead the effort to transform health care, helping ensure Washington residents have access to better health and better care at a lower cost.