BIAW Health Insurance

Providing Affordable Health Care Insurance Options

The BIAW Health Insurance program is a multiple employer benefit program created for members of local building associations throughout the Pacific Northwest. Purchasing power, excellent benefits and rate stability are the cornerstones of the success of the BIAW Health Insurance program.

The Advantages
  • The BIAW program offers group medical, dental, vision, life and disability plans. Both preferred, traditional, point-of-service and HSA plans are available in most locations with a variety of deductible levels.

  • All BIAW benefit plans include coverage for preventive care benefits like annual physicals, well-baby checkups and cancer screening.

  • All BIAW BlueShield plans include coverage for On-The-Job accidents (when the claimant is not covered under a Workers Comp. program). Most other plans exclude these claims.

  • No matter which combination of BIAW benefit plans your firm elects, you will receive only one monthly billing statement, and make a single monthly payment.

  • Exclusive Trust Consultants & Administrators:

    • EPK & Associates, Inc., is the exclusive contract administrator for the BIAW Program. EPK’s employee benefit professionals provide direct customer service to both participating firms and their employees, including claims and eligibility assistance, COBRA administration, etc.

    • Capital Benefit Services, Inc., the BIAW Trust Consulting Broker, is responsible for plan analysis and design, carrier renewal negotiations, employee communications, plan comparisons, employee meetings and evaluating additional benefit options. Capital Benefit Services, Inc. can also assist with other employee benefits such as:

      • Long-Term and Short-Term Disability

      • Retirement Plans

      • HRA Accounts

  • Subscribers take advantage of 5-15% premium discounts available through the region’s foremost health insurers, including Regence BlueShield, and Asuris Northwest Health.

  • Over 2,400 companies with almost 62,000 individuals are covered under various BIAW and MBA benefit plans. The BIAW Program is the largest multiple employer health care purchasing alliance in the Northwest.

To receive your free health insurance premium comparison quote you do not have to be a BIAW member. If you want to take advantage of the BIAW Health Trust plans you need to become a member of the BIAW. If you are not a member or don’t know, please contact BIAW Insurance Programs Assistant Jenn Wright.

If you have any questions regarding the BIAW Health Insurance program, please call 1-800-545-7011 ext 6.

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