WSHIP NEWS

Governor Inslee Signs Bill to Delay Discontinuation of WSHIP Non-Medicare Plans
On April 25, 2017, Governor Inslee signed Second Substitute House Bill 1338 which delays the scheduled 2017 discontinuation of WSHIP’s Non-Medicare coverage until December 31, 2022. Click Here for a copy of the bill.

WSHIP Board Member Reappointed:
WSHIP is pleased to announce that Governor Jay Inslee has reappointed to the WSHIP Board of Directors Mark Rose representing Agents for a term expiring May 31, 2020.

WSHIP Member Plan Meeting:
Click Here for May 10, 2017 Member Plan Meeting Agenda and materials.

May 10, 2017 meeting election results:
Jamie Clark, Senior Network Contract Manager, UnitedHealthcare, was re-elected to Position 7 of the Board of Directors representing Class A Disability/Stop Loss carriers for a term expiring May 31, 2020.

WSHIP Board of Directors Meeting:
Click Here for the May 10, 2017, Board of Directors meeting agenda and materials. The meeting will begin at 9:00 AM.

WSHIP Annual Report
Click Here for the 2015 WSHIP Annual Report.

WSHIP Legislative Study
Click Here for the 2015 Legislative Study submitted to the Governor and Legislature pursuant to RCW 48.41.250(5).

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.