Why choose wha
we care about you
We have a passion for health care. WHA is all about helping people obtain quality health care. We also support medical innovation and promote whole-person health to suit the various needs of the communities we serve. WHA offers affordable coverage to employer groups, individuals and families, for every stage of life. We are here to help you stay healthy and facilitate the care you need when you need it.
we’re proud of our reputation
For 22 years and counting, we’ve been a reliable partner in your community. We are known for acting with integrity and for interacting honestly with our partners, while building a relationship of trust. We support the doctor-patient relationship and offer access1 to quality doctors and hospitals.
we love being local
WHA prides itself in being the choice of thousands—from Fairfield to Fremont and Penryn to Petaluma. Your community is our community. We strengthen our neighborhoods and enrich the lives of community members by supporting local organizations. We affect positive change in our community through charitable outreach and volunteer efforts. Supporting the communities where we live and work is one of WHA’s core values.
we’re always here for you
We build long-term, personal relationships because we’re easy to work with, reliable and innovative. The mission of our local service team is to provide exceptional service to our members, providers and brokers. You can easily reach us in person or on the phone. We’re responsive and make decisions without delay.
New For 2018 WHA is proud to partner with the Canopy Health (CH) alliance representing John Muir Health, Meritage Medical Network, Hill Physicians and numerous renowned Bay Area Facilities.2
Tools for healthy living:
We believe that you deserve every opportunity possible to reach your health goals. When you choose Western Health Advantage, you'll have access to a suite of health and wellness programs, from instructor led classes to disease management programs.
24/7 Nurse Advice
As well as standard advice for medical issues, Optum's Nurse24 will answer your general health and wellness questions, 24/7.
Get an overall view of your health and habits plus a personalized plan for improvement with MyWHA Wellness.
Attend one of the no-cost health education programs and classes that are provided through our medical groups.
Worldwide Travel Assistance
Assist America provides assistance with medical consultation and referrals and other vital services that may arise while traveling.
Manage your chronic condition with the help of one of our no-cost disease management programs available through Optum.
Mind & Body Wellness
Enjoy the benefits of using complementary and alternative medicine, such as acupuncture and chiropractic care.
1A member’s access to doctors and hospitals varies by network. Search our provider directory for details.
2Access to Canopy is currently limited to group markets