Glossary of Terms

Washington Apple Health

See also Medicaid. A public health insurance program for low-income families and children, pregnant women, the elderly, people with disabilities, and low-income adults. The federal government provides a portion of the funding for Medicaid and sets guidelines for the program. States also have choices in how they design their…

Washington Health Benefit Exchange

The Washington Health Benefit Exchange is a public-private partnership with the mission to redefine people’s experience with health care. The Exchange is responsible for Washington Healthplanfinder – an easily accessible, online marketplace for individuals, families, and small businesses to compare and enroll in coverage. The Exchange works in close coordination with…

Washington Healthplanfinder

Washington Healthplanfinder is an online marketplace for individuals, families, and small businesses to find, compare, and enroll in Qualified Health and Dental Plans, as well as enroll in Washington Apple Health (Medicaid). Washington Healthplanfinder offers: Side-by-side comparisons of plans Tax credits or financial help to pay for co-pays and premiums…

Well-Baby and Well-Child Visits

Routine doctor visits for comprehensive preventive health services when a baby is young and annual visits until a child reaches age 21. Services include physical exams and measurements, vision and hearing screening, and oral health risk assessments.