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MeasureTargetActualStatusAgencyNotes
1.1 - Percent of Washingtonians with Health Insurance95%87.7%OFM, DSHS, HCAIn 2008, the percent of Washingtonians insured declined. During this same period statewide the percent of children insured increased to 95.4% while the percent of adult insured decreased to 84.5%. Data current as of April 2009.

 Healthy State

MeasureTargetActualStatusAgencyNotes
5.1 - Percent of Drinking Water Surveys Completed with No Critical Deficiency81% 75%DOHData show the percent of water systems with no significant deficiencies decreased from 77% in FY 08 to 75% in FY09. Roughly 800 water system inspections are done each year. Data current as of October 2009.

 Quality

MeasureTargetActualStatusAgencyNotes
6.1 - Health Technology Assessments 86HCAOf eight selected technologies for CY 2009, six technologies will be completed. The two incomplete reports are due to collaborating with federal agency to reduce redundancy and cost, but it extends the time frame. Data current as of November 2009.
6.2 - Percent of Major-Trauma Patients Who Survive88.5%87.3%DOHThe survival rate for critically injured patients has increased from 77.1% in 1995 to 87.3% in 2008. This is slightly down from 87.4% in 2007. Since 1995, about 2,300 critically injured patients survived who might otherwise have died. Data through 2008.

 Economic Recovery

MeasureTargetActualStatusAgencyNotes
10.1 Drinking Water Projects 100%DOH100% of ARRA drinking water funds have been committed to projects that either have started construction or have a contract in place to begin construction soon. Of the 21 projects, seven have begun or completed construction. Updated: 02-08-10.
10.2 - COBRA Subsidy 1035 HCAAs of December 2009, the HCA paid 65% of the COBRA premium for 1035 former employees and dependents of state agencies and educational institutions covered through Public Employees Benefit Board, a savings of over $1 million to former employees.
10.3 - Women, Infant, and Children 14853 DOH$837,945 recovery funds provided food for 14,853 Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding was 0.7 percent of the total funds WIC used to purchase food in June 2009. Funding was required to be spent by 9/30/09.
10.4 - Immunization Grants  $4.9 mDOHIn September 2009, federal funding was received for three separate grant opportunities under section 317 of the Public Health Service Act totaling over $4.9m. Vendor contracts needed to implement each grant are expected to be in place by January 2010.