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Letter on AHCA from Governor Inslee and Commissioner Kreidler

From the WA Assn of Area Agencies on Aging: The Governor, Jay Inslee, and Insurance Commissioner, Mike Kreidler, had a joint press conference today to release their analysis on how the American Health Care Act (AHCA) would impact folks in Washington State.  The letter is attached, along with several charts demonstrating the Washington-specific impact.  Here’s the AP coverage of the press …

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PEBB Health Benefit Fairs

Reminder: Open Enrollment is from November 1 – November 30, 2016! Have questions? You can attend a benefits fair. Find one near you below. Benefits fairs City Date and time Location Presentations Aberdeen November 7, 2016 Noon to 2 p.m. Grays Harbor College 1620 Edward P. Smith Drive Schermer Building, Room 4134A Aberdeen, WA 98520 Directions UMP Plus 12:30 to 1 …

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Retirees with PEBB life insurance have special, one-time open enrollment opportunity

Retirees currently enrolled in PEBB life insurance have a one-time opportunity from November 1–30, 2016, to increase their life insurance in 2017 The Public Employees Benefits Board (PEBB) Program will partner with Metropolitan Life Insurance Company (MetLife) as our new life insurance carrier starting January 1, 2017. From November 1-30, 2016, retirees currently enrolled in PEBB retiree term life insurance …

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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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