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Uniform Medical Plan (UMP) plans

Learn more about the Uniform Medical Plan (UMP) plans, administered by Regence BlueShield and Washington State Rx Services (WSRxS).

What are my plan options?

In general, PEBB Program 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).

Medicare (COBRA only)

  • UMP Classic (Medicare)

Non-Medicare

  • UMP Classic
  • UMP Select
  • UMP Consumer-Directed Health Plan (CDHP)
  • UMP Plus–Puget Sound High Value Network
  • UMP Plus–UW Medicine Accountable Care Network

Learn more about the plans.

How do I find a provider?

Use one of Regence's provider directories.

What are the full benefits of each plan?

The following documents — called a Certificate of Coverage — provide in-depth descriptions of the health care benefits for each plan. For a summary of benefits and costs, see Is there a quick way to see benefits and costs?

Certificates of Coverage: Medicare (COBRA only)

2022

Certificates of Coverage: non-Medicare

2022

Is there a quick way to see benefits and costs?

The following documents — called a Summary of Benefits and Coverage—provide summaries of what each plan covers and what it costs. For in-depth descriptions of benefits and coverage, see What are the full benefits of each plan?

You are protected from surprise billing or balance billing when you get emergency care or get treated by an out-of-network provider at an in-network hospital or ambulatory surgical center. Read Your Rights and Protections Against Surprise Medical Bills and Balance Billing in Washington State to learn more.

Summaries of Benefits and Coverage: Medicare retiree plan (COBRA only)

2022

Summaries of Benefits and Coverage: non-Medicare

2022

What are the monthly plan costs?

Do I live in the medical plan's service area?

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. If you move out of your plan's service area, you may need to change plans. You must report your new address to the PEBB Program no later than 60 days after your move.

Washington

Plan County A-Z
UMP Classic (Medicare) Available in all Washington counties and nationwide.

UMP Classic 
UMP CDHP
UMP Select
These plans are not available to Medicare members.

Available in all Washington counties and nationwide.

UMP Plus–Puget Sound High Value Network
This plan not available to Medicare members.

Chelan, Douglas, King, Kitsap, Pierce, Snohomish, Yakima

UMP Plus–UW Medicine Accountable Care Network
This plan not available to Medicare members.

King, Kitsap, Pierce, Skagit, Snohomish, Spokane, Thurston

Oregon and Idaho

Plan County A-Z
UMP Classic (Medicare) Available in all Idaho counties and nationwide.

UMP Classic 
UMP CDHP
UMP Select

These plans are not available to Medicare members.

Available in all Oregon and Idaho counties and nationwide.

Member discount programs

As a UMP member, you can enjoy no-cost and discounted online tools, classes, programs, and activities that can help keep you happy and healthy.  

  • Advantage discounts
    Enjoy savings on health-related products and services. Get help with your health and save money on things like:
    • Vision care (glasses, contact lenses, and LASIK)
    • Hearing aids
    • Activities and fitness (gym memberships, hotels, and movie tickets)
    • Weight management programs
    • Fertility services
  • Quit for Life program
    UMP members age 18 and older may participate in the Quit for Life tobacco cessation program. This program offers phone counseling, medications, and other tools and resources.

Contact

Uniform Medical Plan
Online:
UMP website
Phone: 1-888-849-3681
TRS: 711
Business hours: Monday–Friday 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Pacific)