How to get health insurance help before the Feb. 15 deadline

Need help sorting through insurance choices? Not sure of the difference between a co-pay and a premium?

Don’t let these stop you from getting health insurance before February 15 — the last day of Open Enrollment for reduced-cost insurance through Washington Healthplanfinder.

Getting covered feels great! (flickr photo by https://www.flickr.com/photos/pc-myshots-at-photography/)

Getting covered feels great! (flickr photo by pc-myshots@photography)

(After that date, enrollment still continues if your income allows you to qualify for Apple Health, or if you have a major life-event, such as getting married, losing a job or having a baby.)

To get help right away, start with King County’s coverage webpage.Special in-person enrollment events this weekend include:

  • Saturday, February 14, 11am-4pm, The Commons at Federal Way (mall), at Macy’s Court, 1928 South Commons, Federal Way, WA
  • Saturday & Sunday, February 14 & 15, 10am-5pm, Metro Seattle (Pioneer Square), 201 S. Jackson St., Seattle, WA
  • Saturday & Sunday, February 14 & 15, 8am-5pm, SeaMar Seattle Clinic (South Park), 8720 14th Avenue S., Seattle, WA
  • Sunday, February 15, 10am-4pm, Valley Cities Counseling – Kent, 325 West Gowe Street, Kent, WA

Additional King County enrollment locations are listed on the event calendar, and more assistance is available through Washington Healthplanfinder, the help-line (1-855-923-4633), and King County’s assistance line (800-756-5437).

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