Premera Blue Cross understands how important it is for employers to provide their employees with a comprehensive benefits plan. That's why we offer health plans that help control costs while providing coverage that balances personal responsibility and freedom of choice. Our portfolio of plans, tools, and health support resources empowers members to take control of their health and healthcare dollars, ultimately helping employers manage costs and improve employee productivity.
Available now for fully insured groups and Nov. 1, 2016, for renewals.
Selecting the perfect health plan is now as easy as 1-2-3, with Premera Preferred Choice!
Premera Preferred Choice offers employers:
Premera Preferred Choice Overview
Essentials drug list
Your Choice $250 PPO
Your Choice $500 PPO
Your Choice $750 PPO
Your Choice $1,000 PPO
Your Choice $1,500 PPO
Your Choice $2,000 PPO
Your Choice $2,500 PPO
Your Choice $3,000 PPO
Your Choice $5,000 PPO
Your Choice $6,350 PPO
Your Future $1,500 HSA
Your Future $2,500 HSA
Your Future $5,000 HSA
OPTIMA $2,000 (with Orthodontia)
Preference Essentials Voluntary $1,000
Groups with 100 or more employees can choose from any of our standard product offerings. We'll also work collaboratively with you and your client to design a health plan program specific to their health benefit requirements.
2017 Medical Plans benefit guide
2016 Medical Plans benefit guide
2016 DentalBlue benefit guide
Groups with 100-199 medical guides include all available plans as well as optional benefits. Additional vision and hearing benefit options are also available. Refer to the benefit guide for details.
Take advantage of our Personal Funding Account options to combine quality healthcare coverage with access to HSAs, HRAs, and FSAs. These options are ideal for employers looking to control healthcare costs or considering increased employee responsibility for healthcare expenses and decisions.
Adding plans with personal funding accounts can help groups to:
But encouraging employees to be healthier doesn't just help an employer's bottom line - it's also the right thing to do. And it reflects the vision to collaborate with employers in fostering a culture of health among employees and their families.
For more information, read and review our Personal Funding Account FAQ.
Pharmacy benefit coverage, which includes multi-level or coinsurance designs, encourages the use of generic drugs, but still gives members the option to choose a brand name drug at a higher out-of-pocket cost.
Your Choice, Your Focus, and Your World plans require pharmacy benefit coverage. Your Start and Your Future plans automatically include pharmacy benefits.
Additional vision and hearing benefit options are also available.
Refer to the benefit guide for details.
We offer a rich variety of programs and services designed to maintain and improve the health and wellness of your workforce.
Integrated Health Management offers a number of programs that enable members to take a more active role in managing their health and wellness. From care management and pharmacy services to disease management, we facilitate better patient-provider interactions. And as a result, the best care possible.
Managing employee healthcare costs really can begin at the workplace. Vivacity workforce wellness programs create engaging cultures of health that help employers gain control over ever-increasing healthcare costs and improve productivity.
Vivacity is an independent company providing health coaching and wellness programs to Premera Blue Cross and Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska employer groups and members.
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800-722-5561, option 1, ext. 85064Fax: 425-918-5883
Eastern Washington – group sales (51+)
800-722-5561, option 1, ext. 27324Fax: 509-252-7075
There are great reasons why thousands of Washingtonians choose Premera for their health plan
You'll get the most out of your benefits when you choose in-network doctors, healthcare providers, and hospitals.