Archive: 2016

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Washington Healthplanfinder Urges Customers to Act Fast For Jan. 1 Coverage

The Washington Health Benefit Exchange today is warning customers without 2017 coverage that this Friday, Dec. 23 at 11:59 p.m. is the deadline to sign up for health and dental plans through Washington Healthplanfinder that begin on Jan. 1. Since the open enrollment period began, more than 180,000 Washingtonians have…
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5 Things to Know about Getting Covered

1. You can shop and compare plans side-by-side. There are tools available while you shop that can help you pick a plan that fits your needs and budget. You can filter and sort by insurance company, premium amount, metal level, star rating, and more. Once you narrow your search, you…
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Washington State’s Individual Health Insurance Market is Thriving

Washington state’s individual health insurance market has been determined to be thriving in a new analysis conducted by Wakely Consulting Group, LLC on behalf of the Washington Health Benefit Exchange and the Office of the Insurance Commissioner. The legislatively mandated review[1] of the health and viability of Washington’s…
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Washington Healthplanfinder Announces Enrollment Assistance Affiliates

The Washington Health Benefit Exchange today announced the five broker organizations selected to host and operate seven enrollment assistance affiliates that are now included in the Washington Healthplanfinder customer support network. The seven sites – based in Bellevue, Renton, Seattle, Tacoma, Wenatchee, and Yakima – provide, in-person assistance at no…
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Washington Healthplanfinder Sees Jump in Enrollment

OLYMPIA, Wash. — The Washington Health Benefit Exchange today announced that more than 1.7 million Washingtonians enrolled in 2016 health coverage through Washington Healthplanfinder during the previous open enrollment period. This includes 166,000 customers enrolled in Qualified Health Plans (QHP) – a nine percent increase over the previous year. The…
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Washington Healthplanfinder Readies Residents for Start of Open Enrollment

The Washington Health Benefit Exchange has announced customer experience enhancements to Washington Healthplanfinder that are set to debut as the fourth open enrollment period begins today, Nov. 1. Chief among the additions is the introduction of Qualified Dental Plan offerings for those purchasing a Qualified Health Plan. Washington Healthplanfinder customers…
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Washington Healthplanfinder to Open State’s First Health Insurance Storefronts

The Washington Health Benefit Exchange today announced Spokane and Vancouver as the sites of the state’s first pair of full-service health insurance enrollment centers. Set to debut at the start of the open enrollment period on Nov. 1, the two health insurance “storefronts” will offer in-person assistance to residents as…
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Did your plan work for you?

This year, open enrollment is from Nov. 1 to Jan. 31, 2017. During this time, you can shop for a new health plan and even add new dental coverage. With less than a month to go, now’s the time to look back at how much you used your current health…