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2019 PEBB Health Insurance Rates

2019 PEBB Health Insurance Rates for Retirees The Public Employees Benefits Board (PEBB) met on Wednesday, July 25 and voted to approved the 2019 health insurance rates for retirees who receive their health insurance through PEBB as indicated below.

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New Medicare card scams hit nationwide

From the Office of the Insurance Commissioner Medicare started mailing new cards to beneficiaries in April and will finish mailing them nationwide in a year. In Washington state, beneficiaries will start receiving their replacement cards this July. The cards have a new look but, most importantly, they have unique numbers to replace the Social Security numbers previously used on the cards. Medicare …

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HCA announces administrator for Uniform Medical Plan starting in 2020

OLYMPIA – The Health Care Authority (HCA) today announced a new contract to provide enhanced services to the nearly 200,000 public employees enrolled in Uniform Medical Plan (UMP). UMP is the state’s self-funded medical option for eligible members enrolled in the Public Employees Benefits Board (PEBB) Program. After a two-year competitive process, HCA selected Regence BlueShield as the third-party administrator to serve UMP members …

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RPEC and OIC in Partnership – SHIBA

October 12, 2018 – Olympia – The signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between RPEC and the Office of the Insurance Commissioner related to the Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA). OIC and RPEC educate consumers seeking authoritative information on medicare as it relates to retiree benefits through the Public Employees’ Benefits Board (PEBB). This MOU promotes an efficient …

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