Virtual care is becoming new benefit category on Jan. 1

Virtual care at Group Health

Group Health’s virtual-care services have been popular with members for many years: We introduced secure messaging via MyGroupHealth in 2000, followed by phone visits, and finally by our online diagnosis and treatment tool that’s currently known as CareNow. In 2017, we plan to expand our virtual capabilities to include a video component. We’ve always known […]

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2017 versions of 90-day notice of upcoming renewals and plan changes for SBG employers and employees

SBG 90-day notification

It is a regulatory requirement that all carriers notify their small group employers and their enrolled employees of changes we’ve made to our 2017 small group plans 90 days prior to the renewal date of the employer’s health plan. To comply with these requirements, we have sent January letters to our mutual clients and their […]

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Medicare Advantage plan among highest rated in the country

One of the top Medicare plans in the U.S.

Group Health has one of the highest rated Medicare Advantage plans in the country, according to the recently released 2016–2017 Medicare Health Insurance Plan Ratings by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). More than 300 Medicare Advantage plans around the country were reviewed and rated by NCQA, which uses a 5-point rating system to […]

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Did you miss it? A recap of our Fall Producer Workshops

Fall Producer Workshops

Roughly 1,000 producers responded to the invitation to join us at one of nine producer workshops around Washington state. Each year, we hold these workshops to educate our producer partners about our products, plans, and networks for the coming year. The workshops were held over a two-week period from Sept. 27–Oct. 6, 2016, and each […]

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Send your clients straight to Group Health Cooperative products on the exchange

Group Health plans on the exchange

Starting Nov. 1, 2016, it’s getting easier for you to guide our mutual individual and family clients to Group Health plans for the 2017 Open Enrollment period. This year, we’ve teamed up with the Washington Health Benefit Exchange to provide a specific Group Health landing page on Washington Healthplanfinder. The new page launching on Nov. […]

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