For Consumers

Buying health insurance frequently asked questions

I am about to lose my health coverage. I have a serious medical condition and need to get new insurance. Is there a health plan I can buy?

Health reform requires individual health plans to issue coverage regardless of your health condition. However, to get individual health insurance, you must apply:


I want to buy an individual health plan. How do I go about it?

You can buy an individual health plan during the annual open enrollment period from:


I need medical care but don’t have enough money to buy insurance. How do I obtain public health services?

Contact the Washington Healthplanfinder ( or call 855-923-4633 to see if you qualify for help paying for your health insurance premium.