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13 insurers approved to sell 151 health plans in Washington’s individual market

From the Office of the Insurance Commissioner – Oct. 26, 2016 OLYMPIA, Wash. –Thirteen health insurers have been approved to sell 151 individual and family plans for 2017. Nine insurers will sell 98 plans in the exchange, Washington Healthplanfinder (www.wahealthplanfinder.org), and seven insurers will sell 56 plans outside of the exchange. The average rate change is 13.6 percent. Search 2017 health …

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Important changes to retirees’ life and AD&D insurance benefits

from the Health Care Authority Public Employees Benefits Board – Please let your members know that there will be lots of communications about Life Insurance and that we want all those currently participating in the Retiree Basic Life to switch over to MetLife. Unfortunately, if retirees are not participating in Voya Retiree Basic Life, they may NOT enroll in MetLife. …

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PEBB Program rules and policies – Eligibility for domestic partners

Eligibility for domestic partners who qualified under PEBB Program rules before January 1, 2010, is removed. The PEBB Program is aligning eligibility for all domestic partners based on state and federal recognition of samesex marriages, domestic partnerships, and/or legal unions. Subscribers who enrolled their domestic partner before January 1, 2010 (and have not since provided proof of marriage, stateregistered domestic …

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2017 insurance updates for retirees covered through the PEBB

The Public Employees Benefits Board (PEBB) met on August 10th and voted on both 2017 premiums and resolutions that will impact retirees. PREMIUM RATES:  All retirees will see increases in their premiums except those who have Premera Medicare Supplement Plan F.   Both AFSCME representatives on the board voted against the plans. Gwen Rench of the Retired Public Employees Council of …

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