Welcome to Your Kaiser Permanente Washington Core Plan
Kaiser Permanente Value
There are lots of reasons so many federal employees and retirees choose the Kaiser Permanente Washington Core plan. You have access to nearly 1,000 Kaiser Permanente providers,1 the top-ranked medical group in the state.2 You can also see any of the 9,000 other physicians we contract with statewide3. You receive your care and coverage from the same organization. And you can access several online services that make it easier to manage your health.
We believe the best medicine is the kind that helps keep you from getting sick in the first place. So we recommend wellness exams and timely immunizations, and provide you with tools, information, and inspiration to be your healthiest. If you do need care, you can expect treatment that’s proven to get you back on your feet as soon as possible. This approach helps save you time and money in the long run.
Care Your Way
With Kaiser Permanente, you have convenient options to get care when and where you need it.
- Access our 25 medical offices3 with doctors, pharmacy, X-rays, and lab tests, usually all under one roof.
- Walk in to a CareClinic by Kaiser Permanente at Bartell Drugs at 15 locations around Puget Sound.
- Call our 24/7 Consulting Nurse helpline for medical advice.
- Contact your doctor for non-urgent issues through secure email.
- Get diagnoses, treatment, and prescriptions for common medical conditions online.
- Receive alternative care such as chiropractic and naturopathic care, as well as acupuncture and massage.
2018 Enrollment Guide (PDF)
2017 Enrollment Guide (PDF)
2018 Kaiser Permanente Federal Brochure (PDF)
2017 Kaiser Permanente Federal Brochure (PDF)
1095-B Form for Federal Employees & Retirees (PDF)
2018 FEHB Drug Formulary (Coming Soon)
2017 FEHB Drug Formulary (PDF)
Find a Provider
Claims and Appeals Information (PDF)
Medical Claims Reimbursement (PDF)
Prescription Drug Claims Reimbursement (PDF)
Attend a FEHB Medicare Advantage Seminar (PDF)
HSA and HRA Forms
OptumRx: Your Pharmacy Benefits Manager
Learn about drug costs, coverage information, and pharmacy locations through the OptumRx online tool.
Why Choose Kaiser Permanente?
Full service medical facilities. The highest-ranked medical group in the state.2 Specialists in more than 50 areas of medicine. Learn about these and other reasons why you should choose care at Kaiser Permanente medical offices.
Convenient Online Services
Connect to online tools and services that let you make appointments, refill prescriptions, email your care team for non-urgent issues, see lab results, and more. All available from the comfort of your home or office, or when you’re traveling, 24 hours a day.
Plans offered and underwritten by Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington
1 Washington Permanente Medical Group personnel records Oct. 2017
2 Washington Health Alliance, 2016 Community Checkup; Ranking applies to then Group Health Cooperative's medical group, formerly named Group Health Permanente, P.C. and now named Washington Permanente Medical Group, P.C.
3 OIC Provider Network Form A
Please note that the above information is only a summary of the Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington benefits. Before making a final decision, please read the Plan’s Federal brochure (RI 73-012). All benefits are subject to the definitions, limitations, and exclusions set forth in the Federal brochure. Please refer to the Kaiser Permanente Washington Core (formerly Group Health Cooperative) Federal Brochure posted at kp.org/wa/fehb-core.