Community Health Plans of Washington

Information regarding accepted Community Health Plans of Washington (CHPW) insurance plans. Click on a plan below to learn more.

Contact your health insurance plan for information on covered services before your appointment.

Community Health Plans of Washington Insurance Plans

Community HealthFirst Medicare Advantage HMO
Can I select a Virginia Mason primary care provider with this insurance plan?

No

Does this plan require pre-approval to see a specialist?

Yes

Can I select a Virginia Mason primary care provider with this insurance plan?

No

Does this plan require pre-approval to see a specialist?

Yes*

General Comments
  • May not select a Virginia Mason primary care provider (PCP)
  • * Virginia Mason is not contracted, but will accept CHPW APPROVED referrals for specialty care. Unless emergency, patient will need to have authorized referral(s) in place PRIOR to scheduling.
  • Note: CHPW may advise they do not require their approval for consultations, however since VM is non-contracted with this program it is our policy to require CHPW approved referrals for all services, including consultations.
  • Not accepting for psychiatry.
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Bronze
  • Silver
  • Gold
Can I select a Virginia Mason primary care provider with this insurance plan?

Yes*

Does this plan require pre-approval to see a specialist?

No

General Comments

* HealthEssentials comes to Virginia Mason via First Choice Health Network.

 

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