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Uniform Medical Plan

About Uniform Medical Plan (UMP), administered by Regence BlueShield

Uniform Medical Plan (UMP) is a self-insured Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) health plan offered through the SEBB Program and administered by Regence BlueShield and Washington State Rx Services (WSRxS). When you choose a UMP plan, you get an active partner in your health care. UMP provides access to affordable care and a dedicated team ready to help you make the most of your benefits.

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UMP Achieve 1 uses Regence BlueShield’s largest provider network. For most services, you can see the specialist you choose without a referral. With UMP Achieve 1, you get covered preventive care at no cost to you when you see a preferred or participating provider. UMP Achieve 1 also covers the full cost of certain programs to quit using tobacco or manage diabetes.

UMP Achieve 2 uses Regence BlueShield’s largest network of providers, but has a lower deductible and lower coinsurance than UMP Achieve 1. For most services, you can see the specialist you choose without a referral. With UMP Achieve 2, you get covered preventive care at no cost to you when you see a preferred or participating provider. UMP Achieve 2 also covers the full cost of certain programs to quit using tobacco or manage diabetes.

UMP High Deductible uses Regence BlueShield’s largest network of providers and covers all the same services as UMP Achieve 1 and UMP Achieve 2, but has a lower monthly premium and a higher deductible. This plan has a combined deductible for medical and prescription drug expenses, which means you pay all of these expenses before the plan starts paying for covered medical services and covered prescription drugs. UMP High Deductible automatically enrolls the subscriber in a health savings account (HSA), which allows you to set aside pre-tax money to pay for qualified medical expenses. Once the money is in your account, it’s yours, and there is no deadline to use it. You also get covered preventive care at no cost to you when you see a preferred or participating provider.

UMP Plus—PSHVN is only available in certain counties: King, Kitsap, Pierce, Snohomish, Thurston, and Yakima. It is a network of providers offering high quality, coordinated care at a lower cost. UMP Plus has no prescription drug deductible and has a lower medical deductible than UMP Achieve 1 and UMP Achieve 2 while offering most of the same benefits. Most primary care office visits with primary care providers, including naturopaths from the support network, are covered at no cost to you. Additionally, you get covered preventive care at no cost to you when you see a network provider.

The UMP Plus network is a limited network, compared to UMP Achieve 1 and UMP Achieve 2.

UMP Plus—UW Medicine ACN is only available in certain counties: King, Kitsap, Pierce, Skagit, Snohomish, Spokane, and Thurston. It is a network of providers providing high quality, coordinated care at a lower cost. UMP Plus has no prescription drug deductible and has a lower medical deductible than UMP Achieve 1 and UMP Achieve 2 while offering most of the same benefits. Most primary care office visits with primary care providers, including naturopaths from the support network, are covered at no cost to you. Additionally, you get covered preventive care at no cost to you when you see a network provider.

The UMP Plus network is a limited network, compared to UMP Achieve 1 and UMP Achieve 2.

Contact information

  • Phone: 1-800-628-3481
    (TRS: 711)
    Monday through Friday
    5 a.m. to 8 p.m. Pacific Time
    Saturday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time
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