Partnerships

Health: Self-Funded

fch_logoFirst Choice Health is a physician and hospital owned company that has served Washington and the Northwest since 1985, providing healthcare services to over one million people. Services include:

  • The region’s leading independent PPO Network
  • Third Party Administration (TPA)
  • Medical Management
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Physician Assistance Program (PAP)

Health: Fully-Insured

logo_pbcPremera is a health insurance company serving 1.6 million people, from individuals to Fortune 100 companies. We provide health, life, vision, dental, long-term care coverage, and other related services.

home-logoGroup Health Cooperative is strongly committed to the public entity sector, specifically governments and non-profits. We are committed to providing ongoing coverage to the EHCW organization through individually underwritten contracts.


Rx and PBM Program

95459-1CVS Caremark provides excellence in service and savings to Coalition members. By consolidating the collective Rx purchasing power of the membership, employers enjoy pricing discounts that cannot be achieved independently. Every employer, regardless of size, has the same ingredient pricing, fees and rebate program.


BPAS

The EHCW partnership with BPAS brings a competitive option to the state of Washington for VEBA and HRA-VEBA administration. BPAS is a national leader in this field. EHCW member employers that have implemented BPAS have significantly reduced their administrative costs, improved employee communications, reporting, compliance, admin support, and real time Debit card fund access.


Vera Whole Health

Vera Whole Health has emerged from two very exhaustive RFP processes as a premier onsite employer sponsored clinic vendor. They are clearly a regional leader with a client list including Seattle Children’s Hospital, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Trident Seafoods, the City of Kirkland, and Virginia Mason Medical Center. The EHCW has negotiated a partnership arrangement with VERA that includes a fully transparent “Cost Plus Admin” business model and reduced administrative fees.  www.verawholehealth.com/


Cigna

The EHCW has negotiated an arrangement with Cigna on behalf of Washington State public employers that includes filed plan designs that match the unique features of in-force life and disability contracts. Cigna Premiums are significantly lower for enhanced plan designs.


Vision & Dental

Provided by leading national and local carriers.


Emergency Care

Carena Health
Inside the Carena coverage area, Emergency Room costs are significantly reduced through an upgraded Nurse line and 24/7 Physician home visits.


Claims Recovery

MicroVu
Since 2003 MicroVu has specialized in the recovery of overpaid medical claims from healthcare providers for Self-funded plans nationwide.