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 PCP
  • * Virginia Mason is not contracted, but will accept non-Virginia Mason PCP initiated, insurance approved referrals for specialty care. Unless emergency, patient should have authorized referral(s) in place PRIOR to scheduling.
  • If no authorization by CHPW, services will not be reimbursed.
  • Notification of hospital admission should be provide to CHPW within 24 hours of the admission, or the next business day if weekend or holiday.
  • 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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