Kaiser Permanente WA (formerly Group Health) plans

A one-stop-shop for Kaiser Permanente WA (formerly Group Health) plan information for employees.

Notice: Kaiser Permanente of Washington changed their mailing address (for claims and other documents: Kaiser Permanente, 601 Union St STE 3100, Seattle, WA 98101-1374

What are my plan options?

In general, you may choose from the plans listed below. Your options are limited to the plans available in your county. Remember, if you cover eligible dependents, everyone must enroll in the same medical plan.

  • Kaiser Permanente WA (formerly Group Health) Classic
  • Kaiser Permanente WA(formerly Group Health) Consumer-Directed Health Plan (CDHP)
  • Kaiser Permanente WA (formerly Group Health) SoundChoice
  • Kaiser Permanente WA (formerly Group Health) Value

Learn more about the plans.

How do I find a provider?

Visit one of Kaiser Permanente WA's online 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

The 2018 Kaiser Permanente WA certificates of coverage have been revised to address and clarify a bariatric surgery benefit. The corrected booklet was updated November 7, 2017.

2018

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?

Summaries of Benefits and Coverage

2018

What are the 2018 monthly plan costs?

Plans Employee Employee and spouse* Employee and child(ren) Full family
Kaiser Permanente WA (formerly Group Health) Classic $162 $334 $284 $456
Kaiser Permanente WA (formerly Group Health) CDHP $25 $60 $44 $79
Kaiser Permanente WA (formerly Group Health) SoundChoice $51 $112 $89 $150
Kaiser Permanente WA (formerly Group Health) Value $78 $166 $137 $225

*Or state-registered domestic partner.

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 your personnel, payroll, or benefits office no later than 60 days after your move.

Washington

Plan  County A-K County L-S County T-Z

Kaiser Permanente WA (formerly Group Health) Classic
Kaiser Permanente WA (formerly Group Health) CDHP
Kaiser Permanente WA (formerly 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

Kaiser Permanente WA (formerly Group Health) SoundChoice

King
Pierce

Snohomish

Thurston

Oregon

Plan County A-Z
Kaiser Permanente WA (formerly Group Health) Classic
Kaiser Permanente WA (formerly Group Health) CDHP
Kaiser Permanente WA (formerly Group Health) Value
Umatilla (ZIP Codes: 97810, 97813, 97835, 97862, 97882, and 97886)

Idaho

Plan County A-Z
Kaiser Permanente WA (formerly Group Health) Classic
Kaiser Permanente WA (formerly Group Health) CDHP
Kaiser Permanente WA (formerly Group Health) Value

Kootenai

Latah

Contact

Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington
Online: Kaiser Permanente WA for PEBB
Phone: 206-630-4636 or 1-888-901-4636
TTY: 711 or 1-800-833-6388
Claims mailing address:
Kaiser Permanente
601 Union St STE 3100
Seattle, WA 98101-1374