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Advisory Committee on Healthcare Innovation and Evaluation (ACHIEV)


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.
John Meier, Employer Resources Northwest
Lisa Vivian, Eberle Vivian, Inc.
Neil Hartman, WA Building and Trades Council
Lee Thomas, JD, WA State Association for Justice
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

  • October 27, 2016

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 Bejing Conference Room, 17801 International Blvd., Seattle, WA 98158.

Past ACHIEV (formerly PNAG) Meeting Materials

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  • Expand/collapse July 28, 2016
  • Expand/collapse April 28, 2016
  • Expand/collapse January 28, 2016
  • Expand/collapse October 22, 2015
  • Expand/collapse July 23, 2015
  • Expand/collapse April 23, 2015
  • Expand/collapse January 22, 2015

  • Charter


    Jena Williams

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