Archive: 2017

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Shopping Tips for Open Enrollment

Right now during open enrollment, customers have over 40 plans to choose from on Washington Healthplanfinder, including dental plans. With many options, shopping for coverage can be tough. Here are some tips to help you find the right plan that meets your needs and budget. Smart Planfinder Smart Planfinder will match you to plans that meet…
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Washington Healthplanfinder Traffic, New Enrollment Surges In First Week

The Washington Health Benefit Exchange is reporting today that more than 320,000 visitors have reviewed their coverage options at Washington Healthplanfinder since the start of open enrollment on Nov. 1. This traffic over the first week represents a 24 percent increase in visitation to the state’s health insurance marketplace over…
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Dental Coverage

Customers can now shop for dental plans through Washington Healthplanfinder. Who Can Enroll in New Dental Coverage Dental plans can cover just adults, adults and children, or children only. Anyone who is eligible and enrolls in a Qualified Health Plan is eligible to enroll in a dental plan. You’ll get…
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Smart Planfinder

Health insurance can be complicated so we’ve created Smart Planfinder, a new tool to help you compare your health plan options. Smart Planfinder will match you to plans that offer your personal coverage needs, including your prescriptions, doctors and health care facilities. You can use Smart Planfinder while shopping anonymously or when you’re renewing your coverage…
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Jose’s Story

Jose- Everett, WA Many people have turned to community navigators such as Jose of Community Health Centers of Snohomish County to help them find the best coverage through Washington Healthplanfinder. Jose is one of hundreds of navigators around the state who have been trained to help people find quality health…
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Roger’s Story

Roger- Kennewick, WA Roger lost his arm in an industrial accident in 1991. While the injury was devastating, Roger returned to work after a year of recovery with a prosthesis. However, declines in the printing industry slashed his annual income and eventually his job was eliminated. When Roger…
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Shelley’s Story

Shelley- Snohomish, WA In 2002, Shelley and her husband did not have health insurance. They attended a health fair that provided low-cost blood work, including PSA [prostate cancer screen] testing. Her husband’s PSA test came back with extremely high numbers. The next two years of testing and treatment wiped all…
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Sacha’s Story

Sacha- Bellingham, WA When Sacha and her husband divorced, she struggled to rebuild a new life for herself, find a job and earn a modest living. Last year she was laid off from her job, and lost her health insurance. After researching her options, Sacha enrolled in Washington Apple Health…