Need help signing up for health insurance? We’ve got you covered.

Navigators preparing for an enrollment event

Health insurance navigators are everywhere in King County, but with so many choices, you might need help navigating the list, too. We’ve made it easy by putting details about our biggest up-and-coming events and opportunities right here. Seattle Meridian Center for Health 10521 Meridian Ave N Saturday, November 19 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Café […]

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Health insurance Navigators will be everywhere this season

Public Health's enrollment team at Southcenter Mall during previous enrollment season

The past three years have proven historic for improving health insurance coverage across America – and especially in King County. Enrollment efforts led by Public Health—Seattle & King County helped push the county’s rate of uninsured adults below eight percent – cutting the rate more than 50-percent since 2013. That represents an increase of more […]

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Thanks to aggressive ACA enrollment efforts, King County cuts uninsured rate in half

Uninsured rates from 2008-2015

We have more evidence for how much the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is helping King County residents and how Public Health’s enrollment outreach is paying off. The percentage of working-age adults without insurance has fallen by more than half, according to newly released data from the US Census Bureau (the gold standard for tracking how […]

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How pupusas are helping King County sign up for health insurance

Pupusas and health insurance seem like an unlikely pair – and that’s exactly the point. Our health insurance navigators, the hundreds of experts in King County’s network who can help you sign up for health insurance through Washington Healthplanfinder, are getting creative about how to reach out to different uninsured populations in the last days […]

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Uninsured in King County? Outreach team has a plan to help you

Navigators preparing for an enrollment event

The Open Enrollment period for purchasing discount health insurance begins next week, and King County is offering free expert help – with special emphasis on areas where large numbers of uninsured people live and work. Those areas include south King County cities such as Auburn and Federal Way, along with some neighborhoods in Seattle and […]

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Taking a deeper dive: Health care Navigators seek the uninsured in Season 3

Public Health's enrollment team at Southcenter Mall during previous enrollment season

The first two years of helping uninsured people enroll in affordable health insurance will be hard to beat. In the first year alone, the number of uninsured adults (under age 65) dropped by 38 percent in King County. That’s four percent more than the rest of the state — and more than in all but one […]

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