WSHIP NEWS

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

2023 Open Enrollment for Current WSHIP Enrollees: November 1 - December 15
Click Here for 2023 Rates and Enrollment Information.

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 Board Member Announcement
Karen Lewis Smith, Executive Director, Medicare, WA and NW Regions, Kaiser Permanente, has been elected to the Board of Directors in Position 9, replacing William R. Ely who resigned his position on July 15, 2022. Ms. Lewis Smith represents Health Maintenance Organizations.

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

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.