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Medical/Dental Insurance
Monthly Premiums for Faculty, Staff & Librarians

Base Monthly Premium Rates for 2014*

Health Plans Employee Employee & Spouse or
Qualified Domestic Partner
Employee and Children** Full Family
Uniform Medical Classic
$79
$168
138
227
Uniform Medical Consumer-Directed Health Plan with Health Savings Account (CDHP-HSA)
25
60
44
79
Group Health Classic
117
244
205
332
Group Health Value
65
140
114
189
Group Health CDHP-HSA
21
52
37
68
Kaiser Permanente Classic
116
242
203
329
Kaiser CDHP-HSA
23
56
40
73

Base Monthly Premium Rates for 2015*

Health Plans Employee Employee & Spouse or
Qualified Domestic Partner
Employee and Children** Full Family
Uniform Medical Classic
$84
$178
147
241
Uniform Medical Consumer-Directed Health Plan with Health Savings Account (CDHP-HSA)
31
72
54
95
Group Health Classic
107
224
187
304
Group Health Value
75
160
131
216
Group Health CDHP-HSA
26
62
46
82
Kaiser Permanente Classic
125
260
219
354
Kaiser CDHP-HSA
35
80
61
106

* Medical Premium Surcharges may apply. Learn more.

**Birth or Adoption: The PEBB 2014 Enrollment Guide (page 16) states: "If the child’s date of birth or adoption is before the 16th day of the month, you pay the higher premium for the full month (if adding the child increases the premium). If the child's date of birth or adoption is on or after the 16th, the higher premium will begin the next month."

Dental Insurance Premium

There is no employee or dependent contribution for dental insurance coverage. The UW pays the entire premium.

Section 125 Plan

The Section 125 Plan, or Premium Payment Plan, provides tax savings by deducting employee medical premiums from your gross salary prior to calculation of federal income and social security taxes, as allowed under Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 125.

Medical premiums will automatically be taken as pre-tax, unless a Premium Payment Plan Election/Change Form is submitted to the Benefits Office. Learn more and download the form.

Newly eligible employees may elect to waive Section 125 at the time they choose a medical plan; otherwise, it can only be waived during the open enrollment, for a January 1 effective date.


Disclaimer: The information on this page does not substitute for official plan documents. If there is a conflict between the information on this site and an official plan document, the official plan document will govern. Refer to the Benefits Forms & Publications page.

Plan availability and eligibility may change depending on your employment status and/or actions of the Washington State Health Care Authority (HCA), the agency that purchases and coordinates health insurance benefits for public employees, including employees of the University of Washington, through the Public Employees Benefits Board (PEBB) program.

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