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 partnership which will benefit consumers seeking authoritative information for decision-making and transaction of Medicare and health insurance.
Seated – Melanie Anderson (signing for Mike Kreidler) – OIC Deputy Insurance Commissioner – Consumer Protection and Kandy Kraig – RPEC President; Standing – James Cockburn – RPEC Membership Coordinator, Nancy Heley – RPEC Board member and SHIBA Ombudsman, Judith Bendersky – OIC SHIBA, Todd Dixon – OIC SHIBA Manager
For more information on SHIBA, visit: https://www.insurance.wa.gov/statewide-health-insurance-benefits-advisors-shiba