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11 Washington Health Benefit Exchange Enrollment Centers ready to assist for 2020 Open Enrollment

From the Washington Health Benefit Exchange: RPEC note: This information is for those outside of PEBB who purchase private insurance and are not Medicare Eligible. For those who are Medicare Eligible, you can contact SHIBA with any questions concerning Medicare, as open enrollment started Oct 15 and continues through Dec 1. OLYMPIA, Wash.— Washington Health Benefit Exchange (Exchange) today announced …

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Record low average rate decrease for Washington’s 2020 individual health insurance market

From the Office of the Insurance Commissioner OLYMPIA, Wash. – Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler has approved a record low average rate decrease of -3.25% for Washington’s 2020 individual health insurance market. Two new health insurers – PacificSource Health Plans and Providence Health Plan – are also entering the market. “Despite the Trump administration’s effort over the last two years to …

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Medicare open enrollment for 2020 starts October 15

From the Office of the Insurance Commissioner OLYMPIA, Wash. – Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period has arrived for the more than 1.3 million Medicare beneficiaries in Washington. From Oct. 15 to Dec. 7, people on Medicare can: Switch from Original Medicare to a Medicare Advantage plan or vice versa. Join, drop or switch a Part D prescription drug plan if they …

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2020 Changes to UMP Prescription Drug Formulary

2020 Changes to Uniform Medical Plan (UMP) Prescription Drug Formulary by Carol Dotlich, RPEC Executive Board Member The Public Employees Benefit Board (PEBB) passed the following resolution at their April 24th meeting: Resolved that, beginning January 1, 2020, contingent upon approval of a value formulary resolution by both the PEB an SEB Boards, all Uniform Medical Plans plans require the …

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