Health insurance plans and health care programs
Health insurance plans
Get help paying for your insurance rates when you buy a health plan in our state's health insurance Exchange through the Washington Healthplanfinder. The 2017annual open enrollment period is closed, unless you qualify for Apple Health. The 2018 open enrollment period occurs Nov. 1, 2017 through Dec. 15, 2017.
This state of Washington program provides medical, dental, vision and mental health coverage to people who qualify. There is no open enrollment period, so you can apply throughout the year. You can apply for Apple Health online through the Washington Healthplanfinder (www.wahealthplanfinder.org). Note: Apple Health for Kids and Medicaid have merged into "Apple Health" and serves all ages, not just kids.
Health care programs
Provides a monthly cash grant to people who are age 65 or older, blind, or have a long-term medical condition.
Health care coverage for people with disabilities age 16 though 64 who meet federal disability requirements and are employed.
Provides free breast, cervical and colon-cancer screening to low-income people in Washington state.
This is not insurance, but these practices charge a set monthly fee for all primary care delivered in their office.
Provides programs to help people with HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) get medical and supportive care services.
May help pay for insurance premiums for people with AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome).
Provides financial assistance to uninsured people who need help paying for transplant and catastrophic-injury medical expenses.
May provide help with rent and utilities, personal health and hygiene items, cleaning supplies, and transportation.
Provides health care and prescription coverage to people who qualify based on their income, assets, health, disability, and family size. Note: Apple Health for Kids and Medicaid have merged into "Apple Health" and serves all ages, not just kids. You can now apply for Apple Health online through the Washington Healthplanfinder (www.wahealthplanfinder.org).
Provides a monthly cash grant to pregnant women who meet income, resource and citizenship requirements. Note: As of Jan. 1, 2014, this program will be rolled in to the new Apple Health program
Provides health care grants to qualified women for help with health insurance premiums, and women who need physical, dental, vision, hearing, and mental-health counseling services.