WSHIP NEWS

Board Position Opening
There is an opening on the WSHIP Board for a large employer representative. This is a Governor-appointed position. Please contact Stefan Petrovic, Boards & Commissions Coordinator at the Governor’s office at Stefan.petrovic@gov.wa.gov for more information.

WSHIP 2021 Annual Report Now Available
Click Here for the WSHIP 2021 Annual Report.

WSHIP Board Officers
WSHIP is pleased to announce the following Officers voted to serve on the Board of Directors for the June 1, 2022 through May 31, 2023 term: Kristen Walter Wright, Chair; Mark Rose, Vice Chair; and Sheela Tallman, Secretary/Treasurer.

2022 Member Plan Election Results
Tracy Bos has been elected to Board of Directors Position 2 to serve a term ending May 31, 2024.
William R. Ely has been elected to Board of Directors Position 9 to serve a term ending May 31, 2025.

WSHIP Board Member Announcements:
Jim Dixson, Owner, Friendly Computers Spokane, has been appointed to the Board of Directors to represent small employers. Halee Heath has been appointed to represent consumers, and Richard D. Hourigan MD has been reappointed for a second term.

WSHIP Board of Directors Meeting
Click Here for the May 11, 2022 9:00 am–11:00 am WSHIP Board meeting agenda and materials. The Board meeting will be a virtual meeting only.

WSHIP 2022 Board Policy Agenda
Click Here for the WSHIP 2022 Board Policy Agenda.

COVID-19 Updates
Click Here for important information about COVID-19 and how WSHIP is supporting enrollees.

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.