• Welcome WEA Select Enrollees

  • Tax Form 1095 

    Individuals must report healthcare coverage on their federal tax returns in 2016. This is a requirement of the Affordable Care Act; the form that will be used for this is called Form 1095. Forms for the current tax year will be available in January. For more information, you can visit the Affordable Care Act page on IRS.gov.

  • WEA Select Medical and Vision Plans

    Reviewing your coverage each year is the best way to make sure you’ve got the health plan that best meets your healthcare needs. WEA Select Plan summaries and rates can be found on the Medical and Vision pages.

    New pharmacy program requirements

    Specialty pharmacy program

    Many people with complex conditions—such as multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, and cancer—require special medications. These medications are frequently self-administered and typically are not readily available at a local pharmacy, and may require special handling. Effective September 1, 2015, enrollees using specialty drugs are required to purchase those prescriptions through one of Premera’s two contracted specialty pharmacies—Accredo and Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy. For more information, select Specialty Pharmacy under the Pharmacy section. 

    Prior authorization

    If you take medications for certain conditions—including diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, and gastrointestinal reflux diseases—you may need to meet certain requirements before your prescription will be covered. Effective October 1, 2015, some specific drugs will require prior authorization from Premera before they will be covered. For a full list of medications and drug classes requiring prior authorization, select Drugs Requiring Approval under the Pharmacy section.

    Deductible carryover

    Deductible expenses you incur in the last two months of a calendar year will be applied toward or "carried over" to the next calendar year's deductible. Note: WEA Select QHDHP does not have a deductible carryover provision.

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