The purpose of the Advisory Committee on Healthcare Innovation and Evaluation (ACHIEv) is to help identify, implement, and evaluate initiatives that improve equity and access for workers and quality of health and return to work outcomes that benefit workers and the community.

The Advisory Committee provides input or advice on:

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

Advisory Committee on Healthcare Innovation and Evaluation Charter.



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

ACHIEV Hybrid Meetings:

 Next Meeting date: Time:  Meeting Details: Virtual Attendance: Physical Address:
April 25, 2024​ 8:30 a.m.
12:00 p.m.​
Meeting Materials​​​​​
Zoom Meeting​​​​​​ L&I Tukwila
(Room C20)
12806 Gateway Drive S,
Tukwila, WA 98168​

Please note: 

  • Meetings typically take place from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., but can change depending on agenda length. 
  • Please review the table above to attend the meeting, review the agenda, and download meeting materials.
  • If you have any questions, please contact Tiffany Meeks at iihcac@Lni.wa.gov.

Upcoming Meetings:

  • April 25, 2024
  • July 25, 2024
  • October 24, 2024

Previous meeting agendas and minutes



The Advisory Committee on Healthcare Innovation and Evaluation is selected from members of IIMAC, IICAC, Business and Labor (WCAC).

Industrial Insurance Medical Advisory Committee

  • Andrew Friedman, MD, Chair
  • Kirk Harmon, MD
  • Laurie Gwerder, ARNP
  • Louis Lim, MD

Industrial Insurance Chiropractic Advisory Committee

  • David Folweiler, DC, Chair
  • Kelly Golob, DC, Vice Chair
  • Alternate: Sandra Lester, DNP, DC


  • John Meier, Employer Resources Northwest, Vice Chair
  • Tricia Daniel, NurseWorks Northwest
  • Vacant
  • Alternate: Vacant


  • Jane Dale, JD, WA State Association for Justice
  • Sybill Hyppolite, WA State Labor Council
  • Nicole Gomez, WA Federation of State Employees
  • Alternate: Vacant