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New FMLA process benefits both employers and workers

New FMLA process benefits employers and employees
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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 […]

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New business portal makes managing health plan enrollment easier

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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 […]

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Convenient care keeps our members healthier

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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 […]

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Facility improvements coming to all our medical offices

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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 […]

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New Producer Bonus Program effective June 1

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Kaiser Permanente Washington is launching a new Producer Bonus Program for Large Group Sales. The program applies to enrollment of new large groups effective June 1, 2018 through January 1, 2019, with awards for both the agency and the producer. Award amount varies by size of group sold. We’re excited about this new program and […]

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Timing for producer commission payment to change

2018 Large Group Commissions
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Due to our ongoing integration with Kaiser Permanente’s systems and processes, there will be impacts to producer commission payments from Kaiser Permanente Washington starting in April 2018. Payment timing To align with Kaiser Permanente’s commission process, payments will be issued on the 15th of the month (instead of the second Friday). For the April payment, […]

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Why accurate employee data is important

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When we’re implementing a new account and during open enrollment activity, we ask employers to provide information for each employee enrolled in a Kaiser Permanente health plan. Accurate data helps us provide better care and information for the workforce your clients support. With this data, we’re able to send out reminders for preventive care visits […]

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Large group commission change coming in July 2018

2018 Large Group Commissions
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We listened to your feedback on our commission methodology and we made some changes. Starting with July 2018 large group (51+) renewals, commission will change from a per member per month (pmpm) basis to a percentage of premium methodology. The change aligns us with industry standards and other Kaiser Permanente regions. When developing each large […]

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