WSHIP NEWS

WSHIP Survey for Non-Medicare Members Only - RESPONSE DUE BY MAY 31, 2020
Please take the time to complete a short survey that will allow WSHIP to better understand your health insurance needs.
English: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WSHIPENG
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WSHIP 2019 Annual Report Now Available
Click Here for the WSHIP 2019 Annual Report

2020 Annual Member Plan Meeting
Click Here for the May 13, 2020 Member Plan meeting agenda.
The meeting will begin at 8:50 a.m. via TELECONFERENCE ONLY.

WSHIP Board of Directors Meeting
Click Here for the May 13, 2020 Board of Directors meeting agenda and materials. The meeting will begin at 9:00 a.m. via TELECONFERENCE ONLY.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Important Message for Enrollees
Click Here for important information about Coronavirus (COVID-19) and what WSHIP is doing to help enrollees get the care they need.

Telemedicine: Important Message for Enrollees
During the COVID-19 emergency, WSHIP is covering telemedicine services (virtual visits by phone, email or online video chat) with no cost-share to enrollees. These services can help maintain social distancing and minimize the spread of infection. Click Here for more information.

2020 WSHIP Board Policy Agenda
Click Here for the 2020 WSHIP Board Policy Agenda.

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’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 is Open to New Enrollment
There are no changes to eligibility requirements for WSHIP’s Medicare-eligible plan.  This program remains open to new enrollment.  Click Here for more information. NOTE: For coverage beginning January 1, 2020, WSHIP will be offering a new Medicare-eligible plan called the Medical Supplement Plan and its Basic Plan will be closed to new enrollment.