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2017 insurance updates for retirees covered through the PEBB

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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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Health Care Authority New Website!

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The Health Care Authority (HCA) is proud to announce the launch of our new, user-focused website. The new HCA website is designed to make it easier for you to find what you’re looking for. We have compiled a few links that might help you get started. Bookmark the pages you’ll use in the future (or replace bookmarks you’ve used in the past). How …

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Ask your Representative to co-sponsor New Medicare Legislation

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This week Rep. Jim McDermott, introduced H.R. 5396, the Medicare Dental, Vision, and Hearing Benefit Act of 2016, in the U.S. House of Representatives. The Alliance for Retired Americans and the Retired Public Employees Council of WA wholeheartedly supports this bill as a way to close many of the gaps in the current Medicare benefit package. Once enacted, this bill …

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Public forums scheduled on proposed Group Health acquisition

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From the Office of the Insurance Commissioner: https://www.insurance.wa.gov/about-oic/newsroom/news/2016/06-09-16.html June 9, 2016 OLYMPIA, Wash. –The first of three public forums on the proposed acquisition of Washington-based Group Health Cooperative by Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. (Kaiser) of California is scheduled for June 15 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Hotel Murano in Tacoma. Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler invites all Group …

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