Group Health plans

A one-stop-shop for Group Health plan information for retirees.

Group Health plan options

In general, PEBB retirees may choose from the plans listed below. Your options are limited to the plans available in your county and whether you are enrolled in Medicare Part A and Part B. Remember, if you cover eligible dependents, everyone must enroll in the same medical plan (with some exceptions, based on eligibility for Medicare Part A and Part B).

Non-Medicare

  • Group Health Classic
  • Group Health Consumer-Directed Health Plan (CDHP)
  • Group Health SoundChoice (Note: At least one family member must not be enrolled in Medicare Part A and Part B.)
  • Group Health Value

Medicare

  • Group Health Medicare Advantage
  • Group Health Original Medicare

Learn more about the plans.

Find a provider

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Summaries of benefits and coverage

Non-Medicare

2017

2017 Monthly plan costs

Medicare

Members enrolled in Part A and Part B of Medicare: Group Health Medicare Plan Group Health Classic Group Health SoundChoice Group Health Value
Subscriber only $176.17 N/A2 N/A2 N/A2
Subscriber and spouse1
(1 Medicare eligible)
N/A2 $847.97 $747.25 $770.26
Subscriber and spouse1
(2 Medicare eligible)
347.62 N/A2 N/A2 N/A2
Subscriber and child(ren)
(1 Medicare eligible)
N/A2 680.02 604.48 621.74
Subscriber and child(ren)
(2 Medicare eligible)
347.62 N/A2 N/A2 N/A2
Full family
(1 Medicare eligible)
N/A2 1,351.82 1,175.56 1,215.83
Full family
(2 Medicare eligible)
N/A2 851.47 775.93 793.19
Full family
(3 Medicare eligible)
519.07 N/A2 N/A2 N/A2

1or state-registered domestic partner

2If a Group Health subscriber is enrolled in Medicare Part A and Part B and covers a family member who is not eligible for Medicare, the family member must enroll in a Group Health Classic or Value plan and the subscriber will pay a combined Medicare and non-Medicare rate.

Non-Medicare

Members not eligible for Medicare
(or enrolled in Part A only)
Subscriber only Subscriber and spouse* Subscriber and child(ren) Full family
Group Health Classic $676.52 $1,348.32 $1,180.37 $1,852.17
Group Health CDHP 563.28 1,115.34 991.91 1,485.64
Group Health SoundChoice 575.80 1,146.88 1,004.11 1,575.19
Group Health Value 598.81 1,192.90 1,044.38 1,638.47

*or state-registered domestic partner

Medical plan service areas

In most cases, you must live in a medical plan’s service area to join the plan. Use the tables below to make sure you live in the plan's service area.

Washington
Group Health Classic
Group Health CDHP
Group Health Value
Benton

Columbia

Franklin

Grays Harbor (ZIP Codes: 98541,98557, 98559,
and 98568)

Island

King

Kitsap

Kittitas

Lewis

Lincoln (ZIP Codes: 99008, 99029, 99032, and 99122)

Mason

Pend Oreille (ZIP Code: 99009)

Pierce

San Juan

Skagit

Snohomish

Spokane

Stevens (ZIP Codes: 99006, 99013, 99026, 99034, 99040, 99110, 99148, and 99173)

Thurston

Walla Walla

Whatcom

Whitman

Yakima

Group Health Medicare Advantage Grays Harbor (ZIP Codes: 98541, 98557, 98559, and 98568)

Island

King

Kitsap

Lewis

Mason (ZIP Codes: 98312, 98524, 98528, 98541, 98546, 98548, 98555, 98560, 98584, 98588, and 98592)

Pierce

San Juan

Skagit
Snohomish
Spokane

Thurston

Whatcom

Group Health Original Medicare Benton

Columbia

Franklin

Kittitas

Lincoln (ZIP Codes: 99008, 99029, 99032, and 99122)

Mason*

Pend Oreille (ZIP Code: 99009)

Stevens (ZIP Codes: 99006, 99013, 99026, 99034, 99040, 99110, 99148, and 99173)
Walla Walla

Whitman

Yakima

Group Health SoundChoice King

Pierce

Snohomish

Thurston

 

* Original Medicare is available in ZIP Codes where Medicare Advantage is not available.

Oregon
Group Health Classic
Group Health CDHP
Group Health Original Medicare
Group Health Value
Umatilla (ZIP Codes: 97810, 97813, 97835, 97862, 97882, and 97886)
Idaho
Group Health Classic
Group Health CDHP
Group Health Original Medicare
Group Health Value
Kootenai

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Contact

Group Health
Online:
Group Health for PEBB retirees
Phone: 206-901-4636 or 1-888-901-4636
TTY: 711 or 1-800-833-6388