Benefits of membership

Overview #

Membership in the Washington State Nurses Association works for you through information, advocacy, representation, protection and benefits. WSNA members can take advantage of a wide array of professional services and products offered at a substantial discount through the bulk purchasing power of the ANA and State Nurses Associations.

WSNA members enjoy additional benefits with our partner organizations listed below.

WGU Washington #

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WSNA members and staff are eligible to apply for the $2,500 Healthcare Partners Fund scholarship and to receive a 5% discount on tuition for four terms when enrolled in one of many nursing-related programs.

Nurses Service Organization (NSO) #

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All practicing registered nurses should carry their own professional liability insurance and WSNA has selected NSO as the program best suited for its members. This plan is designed to meet the unique needs of today’s Nursing professionals and students of nursing as well as Home Health Care & Staffing Agencies. One affordable annual fee offers a wide range of plan features, including 24-hour protection for you whether you are on or off the job, license protection, assault coverage, deposition representation, personal injury protection and more at no extra cost. For more information or to apply for coverage, contact NSO at 800-247-1500 for individual coverage or 888-288-3534 for group practice coverage or visit NSO's website at www.nso.com.

LegalShield and IDShield #

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WSNA is pleased to offer legal and identity theft protection at a reduced rate through LegalShield, which has been providing legal services for more than 40 years. LegalShield offers affordable legal and identity theft protection. LegalShield gives you the power to access legal and identity theft advice and services when you need them, all for one low monthly fee.

Why would you need a legal plan? A legal service plan can help with all sorts of planned and unplanned legal issues. As a LegalShield member, you can rest assured that whether you’re facing a legal issue that’s big, small or somewhere in between, you’ll have access to legal advice and services when you need them.

Why should you protect your identity? Identity theft affects millions of Americans each year. Victims of identity theft can face issues such as lost job opportunities, problems with securing a loan or harassment from debt collectors. You can get the experts on your side with an identity theft protection plan. Services include access to your credit report (or consumer credit disclosure), consultations, expert restoration and more.

For special WSNA pricing, plan information and enrollment guidelines, please call Maureen Kures 425-765-0661 or Larry Fickel 360-981-2446 or visit www.legalshield.com/info/WSNAmembers.

Aflac #


WSNA is making Aflac's accident and cancer insurance policies available to our members. Aflac offers a distinct type of protection. Unlike traditional major medical health insurance, they pay you (unless otherwise assigned) - not the doctor or hospital. You control the cash benefits and spend them as you like to help with the financial challenges that an accident or illness could have to your standard of living. Over 40 million people worldwide have chosen Aflac because of our commitment to providing customers with the confidence that comes from knowing they have assistance in being prepared for whatever life may bring.

For special WSNA pricing, policy and enrollment information please contact our representative, Carl Holback at 425.503.4039 or carl_holback@us.aflac.com or visit http://aflac.com/wsna.

Bright Now! Dental #


Bright Now! Dental & Orthodontics and WSNA are pleased to be partnering together to offer WSNA members and their families exclusive savings for dental care.

Bright Now! Dental is not an insurance plan. There is no cost and no restrictions. Active WSNA Union members, Retirees and Union families save simply by choosing to go to a Bright Now! Dental office for their dental care. Whether you have dental insurance or not, you save money!

There are 25 locations in Washington making access to one of their offices convenient. Evening, weekend, and emergency hours are also available.

To learn more about their services and find a location near you, view the info sheet below.

You can also contact your Bright Now! Dental & Orthodontics Account Representative, Carrie Magnuson, directly with your questions or for more information at:


DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Seattle Airport - Southcenter #

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Enjoy a 5-20% discount on the 'Best Available Rate' at the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Seattle Airport – Southcenter. Use special rate code 0002661603 at www.seattle.doubletree.com.

Many additional benefits for union members #

WSNA union members are eligible for more than 30 additional benefits through AFT Healthcare, including discounts with AT&T Wireless, Rosetta Stone, DinnerTime, Goodyear Tires, auto rentals, hotel rooms, scholarships and more. To see the full list of benefits, download and read the AFT Member Benefits guide.