WSHIP NEWS

WSHIP Board of Directors Meeting
Click Here for the September 25, 2019 Board of Directors meeting agenda and materials. The meeting will begin at 9:00 a.m.

Board Position Opening
There are two openings on the WSHIP Board for employer representatives (small employer and large employer). These are Governor-appointed positions. Please contact Keith Swenson, Director of Boards & Commissions at the Governor’s office at Keith.Swenson@gov.wa.gov for more information.

WSHIP Board Members
WSHIP is pleased to announce that Governor Inslee has appointed the following Board members to serve on the WSHIP Board for a term beginning June 1, 2019 and continuing until May 31, 2022: Cary Ancheta, Insurance Counselor for DaVita Kidney Care, will serve as a consumer representative; and Dr. Richard Hourigan, Family Physician; Medical Director Accountable Care; Medical Director Health Alliance Northwest for Confluence Health will serve as a provider representative.

WSHIP Board Officers
WSHIP is pleased to announce the following Officers voted to serve on the Board for the June 1, 2019 through May 31, 2020 term: Kristen Walter Wright, Chair; Mark Rose, Vice Chair; Kristy Hogue, Treasurer; and Alison Mondi, Secretary.

WSHIP 2018 Annual Report Now Available
Click Here for the WSHIP 2018 Annual Report.

2019 WSHIP Policy Agenda
Click Here for the 2019 WSHIP Board Policy Agenda.

WSHIP’s Non-Medicare Plans Are Closed to New Enrollment
Effective January 1, 2014, WSHIP’s non-Medicare plans are only available to individuals enrolled in WSHIP prior to December 31, 2013 and individuals residing in a county where an individual plan is not offered.  Currently, individual coverage is offered in all counties. 

WSHIP’s Medicare-eligible Plan (Basic) is Open to New Enrollment
There are no changes to eligibility requirements for WSHIP’s Medicare-eligible plan (Basic).  This plan remains open to new enrollment. Click Here for more information.