SEB Board approves 2023 health plan premiums

On July 21, 2022, the School Employees Benefits Board (SEB Board) met virtually. The meeting was open to the public via Zoom.

Meeting recap

Highlights are listed below. See the briefing book for all presentation materials.

The Board approved the following resolutions:

  • 2022-04 — UMP Accumulators: Beginning January 1, 2023, when a subscriber enrolled in a PEBB Program Uniform Medical Plan changes their enrollment to a SEBB Program Uniform Medical Plan during the plan year (excluding open enrollment), accumulated deductibles and out-of-pocket maximum expenses (both medical and pharmacy) will transfer.
  • 2022-05 — KPNW Medical Premiums: The SEB Board endorses the Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Northwest employee premiums.
  • 2022-06 — KPWA Medical Premiums: The SEB Board endorses the Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington employee premiums.
  • 2022-07 — KPWA Options Medical Premiums: The SEB Board endorses the Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington Options employee premiums.
  • 2022-08 — Premera Medical Premiums: The SEB Board endorses the Premera employee premiums.
  • 2022-09 — UMP Medical Premiums: The SEB Board endorses the Uniform Medical Plan (UMP) employee premiums.

Health Care Authority (HCA) staff provided the following presentations:

  • HCA’s member enrollment transition plan for the KPWA Options Access Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) and the Premera Peak Care Exclusive Provider Organization (EPO) plans no longer being available in the SEBB Program starting January 1, 2023
  • PEBB Medicare portfolio overview and update
  • Meeting schedule for 2023

Next meeting

This was the last meeting for 2022. The Board will meet again next in February 2023. The 2023 schedule will be posted on the SEB Board Meetings and materials webpage.