Coverage is Here Washington!
Open enrollment is from November 15, 2014 – February 15, 2015
Washington residents will have an opportunity to enroll in Exchange coverage from November 15, 2014 – February 15, 2015. Hospitals all over the state are working to help their community members find affordable health plans that meet their needs. At Washington Healthplanfinder, Washington residents can find, compare and enroll in the health plan that’s right for them and their family.
We are proud that in our state exchange’s first year, we enrolled more than 700,000 people in health plans. And there are now twice as many health plans available for 2015—even plans for small businesses!
The Washington State Hospital Association is proud to support this work by helping to share information among hospitals, the Washington Health Exchange and the public. Here are some resources we hope you find useful:
The Washington Healthplanfinder open enrollment period is from November 15, 2014 – February 15, 2015. You can enroll year-round if you qualify for Washington Apple Health. Visit wahealthplanfinder.org, talk with a broker or call 1-855-WA-FINDER toll-free to get answers and get covered.
How will I find out if my family is eligible for free or low-cost health insurance?
Why is health insurance enrollment important to Washington State hospitals?
Open Enrollment Kick-Off Webcast (Nov. 14, 2014): PowerPoint slides and webcast recording
Bulletin (October 1, 2014): Hospital Sponsorship of Exchange Premiums
Bulletin (September 26, 2014): Certified Application Counselor Training (Note: Some deadlines have changed since the distribution of this bulletin. Please contact the Exchange directly for more information)
Outreach and Enrollment Guide http://www.wsha.org/files/WSHA_OutreachEnrollGuide_2.pdf
Washington Health Benefit Exchange Partners page: http://wahbexchange.org/partners
Great new outreach materials! http://wahbexchange.org/partners/outreach-partners/
November 18, 2014 Update