Employer group monthly premiums

Monthly rates paid by employer groups for the full benefits package or the medical only package.

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Counties, municipalities, political subdivisions, and tribal government

Full benefits package premiums

Calendar year 2020

Premiums are effective January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020. Premiums reflect how much PEBB will charge the employer. The employer determines what portion of the rates the employee pays.

The following table reflects the monthly rates to be paid by employers for the full benefits package (medical/vision, dental life, LTD) during calendar year 2020. Rates differ depending on the medical plan the employee chooses. The rates are the same regardless of the number of children enrolled. The employer determines what portion of these rates the employee will pay. If an employee waives medical coverage, the employer must still pay $154.36 each month for dental, basic life, and basic long-term disability coverage.

Note: In most cases, you must live in a medical plan’s service area to join the plan. See plan service areas by county.

 

Plan name

Subscriber

Subscriber and spouse1

Subscriber and child(ren)

Subscriber, spouse1, and children

Kaiser Permanente NW2 Classic

$876.96

$1,599.55

$1,418.90

$2,141.50

Kaiser Permanente NW2 Consumer-Directed Health Plan (with a health savings account)

$770.15

$1,380.29

$1,242.34

$1,794.15

Kaiser Permanente WA Classic

$913.45

$1,672.54

$1,482.77

$2,241.85

Kaiser Permanente WA Consumer-Directed Health Plan (with a health savings account)

$771.46

$1,383.40

$1,245.00

$1,798.62

Kaiser Permanente WA SoundChoice

$779.79

$1,405.22

$1,248.87

$1,874.30

Kaiser Permanente WA Value

$837.01

$1,519.66

$1,349.00

$2,031.65

UMP Classic

$841.02

$1,527.67

$1,356.01

$2,042.67

UMP CDHP

$769.65

$1,379.78

$1,241.83

$1,793.64

UMP Plus–Puget Sound High Value Network

$806.27

$1,458.18

$1,295.21

$1,947.12

UMP Plus–UW Medicine Accountable Care Network

$806.27

$1,458.18

$1,295.21

$1,947.12

Medical waived (employee remains enrolled in dental, basic life and AD&D, and basic LTD insurance)

$154.36

$154.36

$154.36

$154.36

1 Or state-registered domestic partner

2 Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Northwest offers plans in Clark and Cowlitz counties in Washington and select counties in Oregon.

These rates include the employer group rate surcharge authorized by RCW 41.05.050(2) (as amended by SB6475 (2016)), which for 2020 are $12 for single subscriber, $24 for subscriber and spouse, $21 for subscriber and child(ren), and $33 for subscriber, spouse1, and child(ren) coverage. The remaining difference in these rates reflects the offset from the employer group rate surcharge to the non‐political subdivision rates. 

Calendar year 2019

Premiums are effective January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019. Premiums reflect how much PEBB will charge the employer. The employer determines what portion of the rates the employee pays.

The following table reflects the monthly rates to be paid by employers for the full benefits package (medical/vision, dental life, LTD) during calendar year 2019. Rates differ depending on the medical plan the employee chooses. The rates are the same regardless of the number of children enrolled. The employer determines what portion of these rates the employee will pay. If an employee waives medical coverage, the employer must still pay $152.62 each month for dental, basic life, and basic long-term disability coverage.

Note: In most cases, you must live in a medical plan’s service area to join the plan. See plan service areas by county.

Plan name

Subscriber only

Subscriber and spouse1

Subscriber and child(ren)

Subscriber, spouse,1 and child(ren)

Kaiser Permanente NW Classic2

$869.30 $1,585.98 $1,406.81 $2,123.49

Kaiser Permanente NW CDHP2

$762.81 $1,367.03 $1,230.56 $1,776.46

Kaiser Permanente WA Classic

$892.04 $1,631.45 $1,446.60 $2,186.02

Kaiser Permanente WA CDHP

$759.09 $1,360.11 $1,224.44 $1,767.12

Kaiser Permanente WA SoundChoice

$761.86 $1,371.09 $1,218.78 $1,828.02
Kaiser Permanente WA Value $814.90 $1,477.19 $1,311.61 $1,973.90
Uniform Medical Plan Classic $833.50 $1,514.37 $1,344.15 $2,025.03
Uniform Medical Plan CDHP $759.19 $1,360.30 $1,224.61 $1,767.39
UMP Plus–Puget Sound High Value Network $776.72 $1,400.83 $1,244.80 $1,868.90
UMP Plus–UW Medicine Accountable Care Network $776.72 $1,400.83 $1,244.80 $1,868.90
Medical Waived $152.62 $152.62 $152.62 $152.62

1or state-registered domestic partner
2Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Northwest, with plans offered in Clark and Cowlitz counties in Washington and select counties in Oregon.

These rates include the employer group rate surcharge authorized by RCW 41.05.050(2) (as amended by SB6475 (2016)), which for 2019 are $12 for single subscriber, $24 for subscriber and spouse, $21 for subscriber and child(ren), and $33 for subscriber, spouse1, and child(ren) coverage. The remaining difference in these rates reflects the offset from the employer group rate surcharge to the non‐political subdivision rates. 

Medical only benefits package premiums

Calendar year 2020

The following table reflects the monthly rates to be paid by employers for the medical only package (medical/vision) during calendar year 2020. The employer determines what portion of these rates the employee pays. The rates are the same regardless of the number of children enrolled. If an employee waives medical coverage, the employer pays nothing for that employee.

Plan

 Employee

Employee and spouse1

 Employee and child(ren)

Employee, spouse1, and child(ren)

Kaiser Permanente NW2 Classic

$790.28

$1,512.87

$1,332.22

$2,054.82

Kaiser Permanente NW2 CDHP
(with a health savings account)

$683.47

$1,293.61

$1,155.66

$1,707.47

Kaiser Permanente WA Classic

$826.77

$1,585.86

$1,396.09

$2,155.17

Kaiser Permanente WA CDHP
(with a health savings account)

$684.78

$1,296.72

$1,158.32

$1,711.94

Kaiser Permanente WA SoundChoice

$693.11

$1,318.54

$1,162.19

$1,787.62

Kaiser Permanente WA Value

$750.33

$1,432.98

$1,262.32

$1,944.97

UMP Classic

$754.34

$1,440.99

$1,269.33

$1,955.99

UMP CDHP

$682.97

$1,293.10

$1,155.15

$1,706.96

UMP Plus–Puget Sound High Value Network

$719.59

$1,371.50

$1,208.53

$1,860.44

UMP Plus–UW Medicine Accountable Care Network

$719.59

$1,371.50

$1,208.53

$1,860.44

1or state-registered domestic partner

2Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Northwest, with plans offered in Clark and Cowlitz counties in Washington and select counties in Oregon.

These rates include the employer group rate surcharge authorized by RCW 41.05.050(2) (as amended by SB6475 (2016)), which for 2020 are $12 for single subscriber, $24 for subscriber and spouse, $21 for subscriber and child(ren), and $33 for subscriber, spouse/state-registered domestic partner, and children coverage. The remaining difference in these rates reflects the offset from the employer group rate surcharge to the non‐political subdivision rates. 

Calendar year 2019

The following table reflects the monthly rates to be paid by employers for the medical only package (medical/vision) during calendar year 2019. The employer determines what portion of these rates the employee pays. The rates are the same regardless of the number of children enrolled. If an employee waives medical coverage, the employer pays nothing for that employee.

Plan name

Subscriber only Subscriber and spouse1

Subscriber and child(ren)

Subscriber, spouse,1 and child(ren)

Kaiser Permanente NW Classic2

$783.90

$1,500.50 $1,321.41 $2,038.09

Kaiser Permanente NW CDHP2

$677.41 $1,281.63 $1,145.16 $1,691.06

Kaiser Permanente WA Classic

$806.64

$1,546.05 $1,361.20 $2,100.62

Kaiser Permanente WA CDHP

$673.69

$1,274.71 $1,139.04 $1,681.72

Kaiser Permanente WA SoundChoice

$676.46

$1,285.69 $1,133.38 $1,742.62

Kaiser Permanente WA Value

$729.50

$1,391.79 $1,226.21 $1,888.50

Uniform Medical Plan Classic

$748.10

$1,428.97 $1,258.75 $1,939.63

Uniform Medical Plan CDHP

$673.79

$1,274.90 $1,139.21 $1,681.99
UMP Plus–Puget Sound High Value Network $691.32 $1,315.43 $1,159.40 $1,783.50
UMP Plus–UW Medicine Accountable Care Network $691.32 $1,315.43 $1,159.40 $1,783.50

1or state-registered domestic partner

2Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Northwest, with plans offered in Clark and Cowlitz counties in Washington and select counties in Oregon.

These rates include the employer group rate surcharge authorized by RCW 41.05.050(2) (as amended by SB6475 (2016)), which for 2019 are $12 for single subscriber, $24 for subscriber and spouse, $21 for subscriber and child(ren), and $33 for subscriber, spouse/state-registered domestic partner, and children coverage. The remaining difference in these rates reflects the offset from the employer group rate surcharge to the non‐political subdivision rates. 

Employer group rate surcharge

Beginning January 1, 2017, all participating counties, municipalities, political subdivisions and tribal governments will incur an employer group rate surcharge that will be applied to the monthly rate for each employee enrolling in a medical plan.

The monthly employer group rate surcharge is based on the plan tier in which the employee enrolls.

The monthly surcharge is $12 per subscriber; $24 per subscriber and spouse or state-registered domestic partner; $35 per subscriber and child(ren) and $55 subscriber, spouse1, and child(ren).

Other PEBB employer groups

Full benefits package premiums

Calendar year 2020

Premiums are effective January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020. Premiums reflect how much PEBB will charge the employer. The employer determines what portion of the rates the employee pays.

The following table reflects the monthly rates to be paid by employers for the full benefits package (medical/vision, dental life, LTD) during calendar year 2020. Rates differ depending on the medical plan the employee chooses. The rates are the same regardless of the number of children enrolled. The employer determines what portion of these rates the employee will pay. If an employee waives medical coverage, the employer must still pay $154.36 each month for dental, basic life and AD&D insurance, and basic long-term disability coverage.

Note: In most cases, you must live in a medical plan’s service area to join the plan. See plan service areas by county.

 

Plan name

Subscriber

Subscriber and spouse1

Subscriber and child(ren)

Subscriber, spouse1, and children

Kaiser Permanente NW2Classic

$864.96

$1,575.55

$1,397.90

$2,108.50

Kaiser Permanente NW2Consumer-Directed Health Plan (with a health savings account)

$758.15

$1,356.29

$1,221.34

$1,761.15

Kaiser Permanente WA Classic

$901.45

$1,648.54

$1,461.77

$2,208.85

Kaiser Permanente WA Consumer-Directed Health Plan (with a health savings account)

$759.46

$1,359.40

$1,224.00

$1,765.62

Kaiser Permanente WA SoundChoice

$767.79

$1,381.22

$1,227.87

$1,841.30

Kaiser Permanente WA Value

$825.01

$1,495.66

$1,328.00

$1,998.65

UMP Classic

$829.02

$1,503.67

$1,335.01

$2,009.67

UMP CDHP

$757.65

$1,355.78

$1,220.83

$1,760.64

UMP Plus–Puget Sound High Value Network

$794.27

$1,434.18

$1,274.21

$1,914.12

UMP Plus–UW Medicine Accountable Care Network

$794.27

$1,434.18

$1,274.21

$1,914.12

Medical waived (employee remains enrolled in dental, basic life and AD&D, and basic LTD insurance)

$154.36

$154.36

$154.36

$154.36

1 or state-registered domestic partner
2Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Northwest offers plans in Clark and Cowlitz counties in Washington and select counties in Oregon.

Calendar year 2019

Premiums are effective January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019. Premiums reflect how much PEBB will charge the employer. The employer determines what portion of the rates the employee pays.

The following table reflects the monthly rates to be paid by employers for the full benefits package (medical/vision, dental life, LTD) during calendar year 2019. Rates differ depending on the medical plan the employee chooses. The rates are the same regardless of the number of children enrolled. The employer determines what portion of these rates the employee will pay. If an employee waives medical coverage, the employer must still pay $152.62 each month for dental, basic life, and basic long-term disability coverage.

Note: In most cases, you must live in a medical plan’s service area to join the plan. See plan service areas by county.

Plan name

Subscriber only Subscriber and spouse1

Subscriber and child(ren)

Subscriber, spouse,1 and child(ren)

Kaiser Permanente NW Classic2

$857.30

$1,561.98 $1,385.81 $2,090.49

Kaiser Permanente NW CDHP2

$750.81 $1,343.03 $1,209.56 $1,743.46

Kaiser Permanente WA Classic

$880.04 $1,607.45 $1,425.60 $2,153.02

Kaiser Permanente WA CDHP

$747.09

$1,336.11 $1,203.44 $1,734.12

Kaiser Permanente WA SoundChoice

$749.86

$1,347.09 $1,197.78 $1,795.02

Kaiser Permanente WA Value

$802.90

$1,453.19 $1,290.61 $1,940.90

UMP Classic

$821.50

$1,490.37 $1,323.15 $1,992.03

UMP CDHP

$747.19

$1,336.30 $1,203.61 $1,734.39

UMP Plus–Puget Sound High Value Network

$764.72

$1,376.83 $1,223.80 $1,835.90
UMP Plus–UW Medicine Accountable Care Network $764.72 $1,376.83 $1,223.80 $1,835.90
Medical Waived $152.62 $152.62 $152.62 $152.62

1 or state-registered domestic partner
2Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Northwest offers plans in Clark and Cowlitz counties in Washington and select counties in Oregon.

Medical only benefits package premiums (non-surcharge tiered)

Calendar year 2020

The following table reflects the monthly rates to be paid by employers for the medical only package (medical/vision) during calendar year 2020. The employer determines what portion of these rates the employee pays. The rates are the same regardless of the number of children enrolled. If an employee waives medical coverage, the employer pays nothing for that employee.

 

Plan name

 

Subscriber

Subscriber and spouse1

Subscriber and child(ren)

Subscriber, spouse1, and children

Kaiser Permanente NW2Classic

$778.28

$1,488.87

$1,311.22

$2,021.82

Kaiser Permanente NW2Consumer-Directed Health Plan (with a health savings account)

$671.47

$1,269.61

$1,134.66

$1,674.47

Kaiser Permanente WA Classic

$814.77

$1,561.86

$1,375.09

$2,122.17

Kaiser Permanente WA Consumer-Directed Health Plan (with a health savings account)

$672.78

$1,272.72

$1,137.32

$1,678.94

Kaiser Permanente WA SoundChoice

$681.11

$1,294.54

$1,141.19

$1,754.62

Kaiser Permanente WA Value

$738.33

$1,408.98

$1,241.32

$1,911.97

UMP Classic

$742.34

$1,416.99

$1,248.33

$1,922.99

UMP CDHP

$670.97

$1,269.10

$1,134.15

$1,673.96

UMP Plus–Puget Sound High Value Network

$707.59

$1,347.50

$1,187.53

$1,827.44

UMP Plus–UW Medicine Accountable Care Network

$707.59

$1,347.50

$1,187.53

$1,827.44

1 Or state-registered domestic partner

2 Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Northwest offers plans in Clark and Cowlitz counties in Washington and select counties in Oregon.

Calendar year 2019

The following table reflects the monthly rates to be paid by employers for the medical only package (medical/vision) during calendar year 2019. The employer determines what portion of these rates the employee pays. The rates are the same regardless of the number of children enrolled. If an employee waives medical coverage, the employer pays nothing for that employee.

Plan name

Subscriber only Subscriber and spouse1

Subscriber and children

Subscriber, spouse,1 and child(ren)

Kaiser Permanente NW Classic2

$771.90

$1,476.58 $1,300.41 $2,005.09

Kaiser Permanente NW CDHP2

$665.41 $1,257.63 $1,124.16 $1,658.06

Kaiser Permanente WA Classic

$794.64 $1,522.05 $1,340.20 $2,067.62

Kaiser Permanente WA CDHP

$661.69

$1,250.71 $1,118.04 $1,648.72

Kaiser Permanente WA SoundChoice

$664.46

$1,261.69 $1,112.38 $1,709.62

Kaiser Permanente WA Value

$717.50 $1,367.79 $1,205.21 $1,855.50

UMP Classic

$736.10

$1,404.97 $1,237.75 $1,906.63

UMP CDHP

$661.79 $1,250.90 $1,118.21 $1,648.99
UMP Plus–Puget Sound High Value Network $679.32 $1,291.43 $1,138.40 $1,750.50
UMP Plus–UW Medicine Accountable Care Network
  $679.32
$1,291.43 $1,138.40 $1,750.50

1 or state-registered domestic partner
2Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Northwest, with plans offered in Clark and Cowlitz counties in Washington and select counties in Oregon.

Monthly billing

The PEBB Program bills employer groups monthly. You will get an invoice around the 26th of each month before the month of coverage. Payment in-full is due by the 20th of the month of coverage. For example, you will get an invoice around May 26 for June coverage. Payment in-full for June coverage is due by June 20.

Surcharges in addition to medical plan premiums

Employees may have to pay monthly surcharges in addition to the medical plan premium.

 

Subscriber only Subscriber and spouse1 Subscriber and child(ren) Subscriber, spouse,1 and child(ren)

Tobacco use surcharge

$25.00

$25.00 $25.00 $25.00
Spouse waiver (AV) surcharge $0.00 $50.00 $0.00 $50.00

Contact

Phone: 1-800-700-1555