Range of Funding Options

  • Premera Blue Cross provides a range of funding options for large employers - from fully-insured to self-funding. And we've recently introduced Defined Funding, a cost-saving self-funding options available to groups as small as 51 employees.

    Defined Funding

    With Defined Funding your clients get access to significant advantages once only available to the largest employers. Not only do your clients get the security and stability of a balanced monthly funding rate, they'll also be able to customize the plan design to best fit their particular needs.

    Other advantages of Premera Defined Funding include:

    • Monthly experience reporting
    • Negotiated discounts through the Premera national network
    • Lower monthly costs for employees
    • No premium taxes
    • Same member experience as fully-insured plans
    • Support for employee health and wellness with our engaging online suite of tools and resources
    • Access to full service, integrated health management resources
    • Responsive customer service
    • Claims payment that's fast and accurate

    To get more information about this cost-saving, one-stop health plan solution, contact your Premera group sales representative.

    • In Western Washington, 800-722-5561, option 1, ext. 86282
    • In Eastern Washington, 800-722-5561, option 1, ext. 27324