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Graduate student leader wins national award
November 30, 2016

kathryn-harrisPULLMAN, Wash. – A Washington State University graduate student has won a national advocacy award, in part for her successful efforts to maintain health insurance subsidies for graduate students nationwide.

Oct. 12: WSU leaders, grad students discuss health insurance
October 5, 2016

grad-health-insurancePULLMAN, Wash. – Strategies to maintain health insurance coverage for graduate students will be discussed with administrators at a town hall hosted by the Graduate and Professional Student Association 5-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, in CUE 419.

Employees will receive new health insurance tax forms
January 28, 2016

tax-forms-infoPULLMAN, Wash. – Many Washington State University employees will receive new tax forms for the 2015 tax year that are related to their health insurance coverage. The forms will start arriving late this month and should be delivered by the end of March.

Wellness incentive helps PEBB employees save $125
January 30, 2015

health-incentive-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Eligible Washington State University employees enrolled in a health insurance plan can earn a $125 wellness incentive through the SmartHealth program where they accumulate points by keeping track of activities.

Jan. 28: WSU hosts forum about health care options
January 13, 2014

health-care-250PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University and Pullman community members are invited to learn about health insurance options 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, in the CUB junior ballroom.

Open enrollment for 2006 medical benefits to begin
October 14, 2005

WSU’s annual open enrollment for health insurance changes begins Monday, Oct. 24, and will end Nov. 30. This is the time when employees can make medical and/or dental plan changes without prior approval. Changes become effective Jan. 1, 2006.All WSU medical plans have had premium rate changes, including a decrease in the Uniform Medical Plan (UMP). All premiums were determined by the Public Employees Benefits Board (PEBB) in Olympia, Wash.UMP has made other changes, as well. More information can be obtained by visiting the PEBB Health Care Authority website at The website also explains which plans are available to which employees, depending on where … » More …

Summer Life and Health Insurance Coverages
May 13, 2002

Optional life and health insurance deductions must be collected during each semi-monthly pay cycle. Nonannual employees, with either academic or cyclic appointments, are not paid every semi-monthly pay cycle. Most academic employees have a nonwork period from May 16 through August 15, 2002. Cyclic employees also have a nonwork period during the summer. Both academic and cyclic employees will have the optional life and health premiums deducted from their last academic year payment and it will be remitted to the carrier in order for coverage to be continued through the nonwork period.Most nine-month academic employees will receive their last academic year salary payment on the … » More …