Archive: 2015

November 13, 2015

Self-Help Tools for Enrolling in Health Coverage through Washington Healthplanfinder

Enrolling in health care insurance can be confusing – but we’ve got you covered! There are many self-help tools available through wahealthplanfinder.org  and wahbexchange.org to help you understand the enrollment process, definitions of top health insurance terms, and more. Wahealthplanfinder.org is where you apply for…
October 26, 2015

Open Enrollment Begins November 1st

Open Enrollment begins November 1, 2015 and runs through January 31, 2016. Open Enrollment is the time of year when you can enroll or renew coverage in a Qualified Health Plan, and this year there are more options than ever before. Visit www.wahbexchange.org/new-customers/coverage-basics/health-plans-overview to find out more. Important Dates:…
September 13, 2015

Payment Changes are Coming

Payment changes are coming for Qualified Health Plan and Qualified Dental Plan customers. Starting Sept. 24, you should make your monthly premium payment directly to your insurance company. Washington Healthplanfinder won’t take premium payments after Sept. 23. This change is being made so our customers have a smoother experience enrolling…
August 20, 2015

Veronica’s Story

Veronica Sales and Marketing Coordinator – Seattle, WA When Veronica was 9, she was diagnosed with lymphoma, a cancer that attacks white blood cells. Though she eventually became cancer-free, Veronica went without health coverage for two years during college because until 2013, having a pre-existing condition (like cancer) meant she…
June 24, 2015

Kort’s Story

Kort Freelancer – Seattle, WA Growing up, Kort’s family didn’t have health coverage. At one point, his father broke his leg and the steep medical bills caused the family to fall on hard times. So Kort, 27, knows how risky it is to live without health insurance. But as a freelancer,…
May 15, 2015

Heather’s Story

Heather Jet City Rollergirl – Seattle, WA As a Jet City Rollergirl, Heather is no stranger to the risks of getting hurt while playing sports. She also knows that without health insurance, it’s expensive to get the medical care and physical therapy necessary to treat injuries. So when Heather lost her…
April 17, 2015

Becky & Todd’s Story

Becky & Todd Self-Employed Farmers – St. John, WA Becky and Todd own a farm outside rural St. John. Because they’re self-employed, and because Becky was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in her 20s, in the past it was hard to find affordable health insurance for themselves and their three children. In…
March 25, 2015

Don’s Story

Don Reverend – Seattle, WA A pastor at a small church, Don, 59, didn’t have health benefits in 2008, when splitting headaches sent him to the hospital. After several tests, the doctors found brain tumors. It was a scary time for Don and his wife. And on top of the stress…