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Cascade Care offers more options, launches this week

Shawna De La Rosa | Nov 2, 2020 | Washington

Washington Health Benefit Exchange announces extended enrollment opportunity

Emily Boerger | Aug 24, 2020 | Washington

The Washington Health Benefit Exchange has opened an extended enrollment opportunity for individuals who have lost health coverage during the COVID-19 public health emergency. The enrollment period began August 17 and will continue through September 30. During this time, individuals who have lost health coverage during the public health emergency...[ Read More ]

Effects of the public health and economic crises on health care in Washington State

Michael Goldberg | Jul 23, 2020 | Washington

At a hearing convened by the bipartisan Washington Senate Special Committee on Economic Recovery (SCER) earlier this week, members were given a presentation on the effects of the public health and economic crises on health care. The presentation was delivered by Larry Leavitt, Executive Vice President for Health Policy at the...[ Read More ]

7,000 individuals sign up for coverage through special enrollment period for uninsured

Emily Boerger | Jun 10, 2020 | Washington

Nearly 22,000 individuals signed up for health coverage during the Washington Health Benefit Exchange’s special enrollment period, according to a recently released supplemental report. The Exchange opened the special enrollment period for the uninsured (Uninsured SEP) from March 10 – May 8 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. During this...[ Read More ]

Washington Healthplanfinder sees more than 212,000 sign ups during 2020 open enrollment period

| Jan 10, 2020 | Washington

Washington Health Benefit Exchange (Exchange) [Thursday] announced more than 212,000 customers selected a 2020 health plan through Washington Healthplanfinder, the state’s online health insurance marketplace. The total number was slightly lower, 3.8 percent, than the nearly 221,000 selections last year.     Interest among new customers remained high with 41,000...[ Read More ]

2019 INW State of Reform Keynote: What to Expect in Health Care in 2020

Emily Boerger | Sep 24, 2019 | Washington

Our afternoon keynote at the 2019 Inland Northwest State of Reform Health Policy conference featured four of Washington State's most senior health care executives and health policy leaders.  From Olympia to Spokane, and across all lines of business, this panel ended the day looking back on the progress made in...[ Read More ]

Washington Health Benefit Exchange Board Releases 2020 Health and Dental Plans

| Sep 19, 2019 | Washington

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...[ Read More ]