In the News

News

Washington Health Benefit Exchange Board Releases 2020 Health and Dental Plans

Washington Health Benefit Exchange Board today announced the certified 2020 Qualified Health Plans (QHPs) and Qualified Dental Plans (QDPs) to be offered through Washington Healthplanfinder during the upcoming open enrollment period taking place November 1 through December 15, 2019. A total of sixty-six QHPs and seven QDPs were confirmed today…
News

Washington Health Benefit Exchange Names Jim Crawford Chief Financial Officer

The Washington Health Benefit Exchange, operator of Washington Healthplanfinder, the state’s online health insurance marketplace, today announced Jim Crawford as its Chief Financial Officer. Crawford assumes the role previously held by Carole Holland, who this month announced her retirement after more than 26 years working in public service, the past…
News

MacEwan testifies in Washington DC on June 12, 2019 on the Affordable Care Act

OLYMPIA, Wash. – Chief Executive Officer Pam MacEwan will testify before the United States House Ways and Means Committee on June 12, 2019 at 10 a.m. EST. The hearing is entitled “Pathways to Universal Health Coverage” and will take place in the main committee hearing room of 1100 Longworth House…
News

Washington Healthplanfinder Releases Spring Health Coverage Enrollment Report

OLYMPIA, Wash. — The Washington Health Benefit Exchange today released its Spring Health Coverage Enrollment Report detailing the more than 1.6 million customers – one in four Washingtonians – who used Washington Healthplanfinder to access their 2019 health insurance coverage. Nearly 200,000 customers used the state’s online marketplace to…
News

Washington Health Benefit Exchange Approves Carrier Assessment for 2020 Plan Year

The Washington Health Benefit Exchange today announced it will maintain its carrier assessment rate of $3.36 per member per month on all health plans offered through Washington Healthplanfinder for coverage in 2020. The Exchange also approved a 47% lower assessment for dental plans offered through the state’s online marketplace, lowering…
News

Washington Healthplanfinder Enrollment Crosses the 200,000 Threshold

The Washington Health Benefit Exchange today announced that more than 200,000 people purchased their 2019 health insurance coverage through Washington Healthplanfinder, the state’s online health insurance marketplace, during the most recent open enrollment period held Nov. 1 through Dec. 15 of last year. Even with the four percent decrease in…