Medicare-required training begins the week of Aug. 20

Medicare Certification

Another year has flown by and it’s almost time to complete your annual Medicare compliance certification training. The training covers current Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) marketing requirements and Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington’s 2019 Medicare products and benefits. You’ll need to complete the training and exams by Saturday, Sept. 30, 2018, to ensure […]


New FMLA process benefits both employers and workers

New FMLA process benefits employers and employees

In late June we rolled out a new process for approving and managing Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) medical certifications. The result is a standardized and streamlined process that provides benefits for both employers and employees.* Highlights of the new FMLA process A single point of entry.All FMLA leave requests now go to our […]


New business portal makes managing health plan enrollment easier

Helping employers better manage their health plan enrollment information is the goal of the new Kaiser Permanente Washington business portal, which is launching on Tuesday, June 5. The portal’s improved self-service capability makes it easier for groups to add, edit, or end coverage for employees and their dependents. It also allows employers to easily manage […]


Proposed rates for 2019 Individual and Family plans

Kaiser Permanente remains committed to providing care and coverage for all our members, including members who purchase coverage in the individual market. We recently filed proposed 2019 rates with the Office of the Insurance Commissioner (OIC) for our Individual and Family plans. These rates reflect our efforts to continue to deliver high-quality health care for […]


Convenient care keeps our members healthier

Kaiser Permanente Washington focuses on delivering high-quality health care, when and where our members need it, and not just in a doctor’s office. Encourage your clients to check out all the Kaiser Permanente care options available. Call, click, or come in Consulting Nurse Service 1-800-297-6877 (TTY 711) When members aren’t sure what kind of care […]


Facility improvements coming to all our medical offices

We have begun updating and refreshing all our Kaiser Permanente Washington medical offices, starting with several locations in the Seattle area. Renovation work will continue in phases and when complete will total 2.1 million square feet in improvements. Medical offices will be open regular hours during renovation. Many of the upcoming changes are the result […]