Kaiser Permanente WA (formerly Group Health) plans

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

Kaiser Permanente WA (formerly 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

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

Medicare

  • Kaiser Permanente WA Medicare Advantage (formerly Group Health Medicare Advantage)
  • Kaiser Permanente WA Original Medicare (formerly Group Health Original Medicare)

Learn more about the plans.

Find a provider

Visit one of Kaiser Permanente WA's (formerly Group Health) online provider directories.

Certificates of Coverage

Awaiting final approval by the Office of the Insurance Commissioner.

Non-Medicare retiree plans

2017

Medicare retiree plans

2017

Summaries of benefits and coverage

Non-Medicare

2017

2017 Monthly plan costs

Medicare

Members enrolled in Part A and Part B of Medicare: Kaiser Permanente WA Medicare Plan (formerly Group Health Medicare Plan) Kaiser Permanente WA Classic (formerly Group Health Classic) Kaiser Permanente WA SoundChoice (formerly Group Health SoundChoice) Kaiser Permanente WA Value (formerly 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 Kaiser Permanente WA (formerly 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
Kaiser Permanente WA Classic (formerly Group Health Classic) $676.52 $1,348.32 $1,180.37 $1,852.17
Kaiser Permanente WA CDHP (formerly Group Health CDHP) $563.28 $1,115.34 $991.91 $1,485.64
Kaiser Permanente WA SoundChoice (formerly Group Health SoundChoice) $575.80 $1,146.88 $1,004.11 $1,575.19
Kaiser Permanente WA Value (formerly 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
Kaiser Permanente WA Classic
(formerly Group Health Classic)
Kaiser Permanente WA CDHP
(formerly Group Health CDHP)
Kaiser Permanente WA Value
(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 Medicare Advantage (formerly 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

Kaiser Permanente WA Original Medicare
(formerly 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

Kaiser Permanente WA SoundChoice
(formerly Group Health SoundChoice)

King

Pierce

Snohomish

Thurston

 

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

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

Kootenai

Latah

Contact

Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington (formerly Group Health)
Online:
Kaiser Permanente WA for PEBB retirees
Phone: 206-630-4636 or 1-888-901-4636
TTY: 711 or 1-800-833-6388