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University of Washington Health Insurance

Updated Jul 21, 2014

255 employees reported this benefit


Employer Summary

UW employees can choose between a variety of health insurance coverages.

This information about the Health Insurance benefit at University of Washington is the result of research by Glassdoor editorial staff, and was not provided directly by a representative of University of Washington. The description here may not reflect the current University of Washington Health Insurance benefit.

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Employee Comments

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  • Jan 12, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Program Director in Seattle, Washington State

    Good options. Reasonable premiums. Comparable to corporate jobs.

  • Jan 08, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Graduate Student in Seattle, Washington State

    Vision coverage is minimal and approved locations are confusing given the fact that you can't go to the UW clinic for most care even though it's on site...

  • Jan 07, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Assistant Dean in Seattle, Washington State

    There are numerous health insurance options offered through the benefits plan. Some are extremely comprehensive, others are more streamlined, with corresponding premiums and copayments. Good to have so many options, although it could be confusing for the uninitiated.

  • Jan 05, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Scientist/Engineer in Seattle, Washington State

    If you live in Seattle using UW's Kaiser option is pretty convenient in my opinion. Not too pricey, low deductible and it's obvious where you should go for any treatment.

  • Dec 26, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Research Scientist in Seattle, Washington State

    The health insurance offers numerous plans and all are very reasonably priced, Even for vert large families.

  • Nov 30, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Seattle, Washington State

    Several plans to choose from with free dental, be careful of the plan you pick, some of them are crap.

  • Nov 21, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Program Coordinator in Seattle, Washington State

    Reasonable cost, love that dental is free.

  • Nov 03, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Senior Business Analyst in Seattle, Washington State

    Could be much better - the UW Medicine side of things is mediocre at best - difficult to get appointments in a timely manner, high copays, etc

  • Nov 02, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Ressearch Scientist in Seattle, Washington State

    Several options, and much lower cost than other local employers

  • Oct 25, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Research Associate in Seattle, Washington State

    It's an ok package, nut nothing extra.

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