Archive: 2014

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Washington Healthplanfinder Shares Important Guidance for Consumers Who Were Unable to Meet Dec. 23 Deadline for Coverage That Starts on Jan. 1

The Washington Health Benefit Exchange today announced additional guidance for residents who have made an effort to receive health coverage through www.wahealthplanfinder.org before the Dec. 23 deadline, but who were unable to complete their applications due to a technical error associated with the Washington Healthplanfinder system. These residents will…
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Washington Healthplanfinder Reminds Residents to Get Enrolled by 5 p.m. Today

The Washington Health Benefit Exchange is reminding residents today to select and pay for a Qualified Health Plan through www.wahealthplanfinder.org by 5 p.m. for coverage that begins on Jan. 1, 2015. As of yesterday, more than 92,000 residents have enrolled for coverage that starts in 2015, with 22,710 of…
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Washington Healthplanfinder Continues Outreach to ‘Young Invincibles’ Through Collaboration with Sasquatch! Music Festival, produced by Live Nation

Washington Healthplanfinder announced today the renewal of its successful collaboration with the Sasquatch! Music Festival, produced by Live Nation, to educate music fans about the benefits of enrolling in health coverage through Washington Healthplanfinder. Washington Healthplanfinder will utilize Sasquatch! Music Festival producer Live Nation’s communications channels throughout…
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Washington Healthplanfinder Enrolls Nearly 60,000 Residents in Qualified Health Plans

Washington Healthplanfinder today announced that nearly 60,000 residents have signed up for Qualified Health Plans or renewed their coverage for 2015 through wahealthplanfinder.org. In addition, 480,000 new adults have accessed coverage through Washington Apple Health (Medicaid), and more than 60 percent of Washington Apple Health clients have…
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Washington Healthplanfinder Statement on Enrollment Error

Today, Richard Onizuka, CEO for the Washington Health Benefit Exchange, issued the following statement: “Today, the Exchange identified an error affecting 6,000 customer accounts enrolled in Qualified Health Plans. Early analysis indicates that our system integrator, Deloitte, ran an automated enrollment cancellation process in error. The affected accounts,…
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Washington Healthplanfinder Rolls Out New Advertising and Outreach Campaign

Washington Healthplanfinder today announced the launch of its statewide advertising and outreach campaign to encourage Washington residents to sign up or renew their health insurance plan at wahealthplanfinder.org. The second open enrollment period for Qualified Health Plans runs from Nov. 15, 2014 to Feb. 15, 2014.
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Washington Healthplanfinder Draws Thousands of Website Visits, Applications Completed

Washington Healthplanfinder today announced that nearly 25,000 residents have completed applications through www.wahealthplanfinder.org since the second open enrollment period launched on Nov. 15, with more than 10,000 of those customers completing applications for Qualified Health Plans. Residents who haven’t yet taken action can visit Washington Healthplanfinder…
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Statement on Washington Healthplanfinder System: Back Online

 Today, Richard Onizuka, CEO for the Washington Health Benefit Exchange, issued the following statement: “At 8 a.m., Washington Healthplanfinder was open, available and correctly receiving 2015 tax credit information from the state’s Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) eligibility service. Soon after opening yesterday morning, our quality…
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WA Healthplanfinder Statement on System Maintenance

Today, Richard Onizuka, CEO for the Washington Health Benefit Exchange, issued the following statement: “The Exchange’s quality control process has determined that 2015 tax credit amounts are currently being incorrectly calculated for Washington Healthplanfinder customers. As a result, the Exchange has taken Washington Healthplanfinder offline in order to resolve the issue.