Group Products for Washington State
Medical/Dental/Vision, Voluntary Products
Medical & Dental
Premera Blue Cross is a not-for-profit independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association with health plans designed to strike the right balance between coverage and price. Their plans offer a network that is 29,000 providers strong in Washington and personal, responsive customer service. In addition, they provide coverage wherever your clients travel—nationally through the BlueCard® network and internationally through BlueCard® Worldwide. Premera Blue Cross offers a couple of community rated plan designs. Ucentris is the exclusive distributor for Washington groups with 1 to 50 employees. See brochure. See commissions.
CIGNA is a national health service company with choice in plan design, funding options and a strong network and service capabilities. CIGNA has extensive health and wellness programs for your clients’ employees. They offer Level Funding (25+ employees) and Fully Insured (50+) plans with a 5% commission each for medical and dental plans. See commissions.
Group Health is a consumer-governed, nonprofit health care system that coordinates care and coverage. Based in Seattle and founded in 1947, Group Health serves more than 574,000 members in Washington and Idaho. Group Health offers affordable plan designs, choice of physician, deductible and HSA options with new small group offerings for 2011. Group Health's commercial and Medicare plans have received the top rating of "Excellent" from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). Commissions range from 1% (for 2-3 employees) up to 4% (for 4 to 50 employees). See brochure. See commissions.
Starmark offers self funded and fully insured group plans. For your groups of five or more employees, a Starmark Healthy Incentives self-funded plan may enable your client to experience lower premiums than traditional health insurance. All plans include a prescription drug card and office visit/urgent care copay and alternative medicine coverage. Clients retain the surplus if claims expenses are lower than funded while also having limited liability through stop-loss insurance. Clients pay one monthly bill just like fully insured plans. Starmark is a subsidiary of Trustmark Mutual Holding Company. Trustmark is rated "A-"by A.M. Best. See commissions.
BEST Life has Dental PPO and Indemnity products available for groups as small as 2 employees enrolling. Both products offer dental plans as employer-contributory or voluntary. Employers can choose from a selection of national or regional networks, and all dental plans include a supplemental dental accident benefit. See brochure. See commissions.
Washington Alliance for Healthcare Insurance Trust (WAHIT) is an employer-governed trust that began in 1997. The trust has arranged group insurance contracts with Premera Blue Cross, Lifewise Assurance Company and VSP to provide insurance for medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life, and accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D). Through the pooling of a large number of employers, the Trust is able to negotiate and obtain the best benefit plans at a very affordable cost. With WAHIT, your clients are able to obtain big-company benefits on a small company budget. See commissions.
Rx ‘n Go saves time and money through all-inclusive, fixed-fee pricing on generic drugs delivered to the home. There is an exclusive focus on generic medication for ongoing/chronic medical conditions with nearly 1,200 generic medications available for 90-day supplies for $25, $50, $75 or $100 and no additional charges for administration, shipping and handling. Rx ‘n Go provides a nice complement to current pharmacy programs by offering choices, a reduced cost of medication benefit to self-funded employers, a transparent pricing model, no setup or ongoing fees, and improved member benefits.
Medical Stop Loss
LifeWise Assurance Company – commissions vary by contract.
Group Life Insurance
USAble Life provides life/AD&D and disability insurance benefits for groups, including competitively priced package options for small groups. See commissions.
Group Disability Insurance
USAble Life provides short-term and long-term disability insurance benefits for groups, including voluntary options.See commissions