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Open Enrollment for Health Insurance

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Washington Healthplanfinder's Open Enrollment period will extend from November 1, 2017 thru January 15, 2018. You need to sign up by December 15, 2017 for coverage to begin on January 1, 2018.

Off-Exchange plans’ Open Enrollment ends December 15.

  1. Yes, you can sign up for health insurance this year! The open enrollment period is shorter. Don’t delay.
  2. Most people who apply for coverage through the Exchanges will still get financial help. People who receive subsidies to help cover insurance costs may not have to pay more for premiums.
  3. You may qualify for free or low-cost health insurance. Medicaid is still available in Washington State. 

Free local enrollment help is still available. Community health clinics and social service organizations like WithinReach have specially trained enrollment assisters. 

Last Review and Update: Oct 19, 2017