WSHIP NEWS

WSHIP Board of Directors Meeting
Click Here for the September 29, 2021 9:00 am–11:00 am WSHIP Board meeting agenda and materials. The Board meeting will be a virtual meeting only.

Board Position Openings
There are two openings on the WSHIP Board for employer representatives (small employer and large employer). These are Governor-appointed positions. Please contact Ambar Algera, Boards & Commissions Coordinator at the Governor’s office at ambar.algera@gov.wa.gov for more information.

WSHIP Board Member Elected as Health Care Service Contractors Representative:
WSHIP is pleased to announce that effective September 22, 2021, Tracy Bos, Vice President & General Manager, Senior Markets, Premera Blue Cross was elected to the WSHIP Board representing Health Care Service Contractors for a term ending May 31, 2022. Ms. Bos replaces Board Member Sarah Kwiatkowski who resigned her position effective August 27, 2021.

WSHIP Board Member Appointed as Consumer Representative:
WSHIP is pleased to announce that effective June 1, 2021, Governor Inslee has appointed Michael Dunlop, Director of Healthcare Access, Evergreen Health Insurance Program, to the WSHIP Board representing consumers for a 3-year term. Mr. Dunlop replaces Board Member Alison Mondi whose term ended on May 31, 2021.

WSHIP 2020 Annual Report
Click Here for the WSHIP 2020 Annual Report.

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

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.