March 15, 2023.Reading time 7 minutes.
Thousands of people who have Apple Health insurance risk losing coverage in coming months. Public Health and its partners in the community are helping them take action in time.
November 5, 2021.Reading time 5 minutes.
Health insurance is more affordable and offers more security than ever in Washington, thanks to two changes from previous years. Expanded tax credits mean that more people qualify for a subsidy to reduce the cost of insurance. And Washington’s Cascade Care is a new category of plans that make it easier to compare plans and avoid hidden costs. Open enrollment is happening now.
February 15, 2021.Reading time 4 minutes.
With the COVID-19 pandemic still raging – and all of its impacts on jobs – many people suddenly need to get health insurance. Now, there’s a Special Enrollment Period for free or low-cost insurance that is open from Feb. 15 through May 15, 2021.
October 28, 2020.Reading time 8 minutes.
King County’s health insurance Navigators are once again offering personal help with the enrollment process through Washington Healthplanfinder — with special adaptations to protect against COVID-19. The Access & Outreach team at Public Health—Seattle & King County has designed an innovative new set of options for the Open Enrollment period that starts on Nov. 1, […]
December 10, 2019.Reading time 6 minutes.
When we’re confused, it can be hard to take action. With just a few days left to make a decision about health insurance, now is the time for people who need coverage to get their questions answered. The 2019 Open Enrollment period for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act ends on Dec. 15. Fortunately, […]
October 30, 2019.Reading time 5 minutes.
The numbers tell a good story, when it comes to health insurance. And … the numbers also show us how we can help make things better this fall. In King County, the number of people without health insurance has plummeted by 55 percent, thanks to the Affordable Care Act and the County’s persistent efforts to […]