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Need health insurance? Northwest Hospital can help!
If youíre having trouble navigating the Washington Health Benefit Exchange website or arenít sure what type of insurance is best for you, you can get one-on-one help at Northwest Hospital. Qualified financial counselors are available for consultation in the emergency department from 10:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., seven days a week.
Open enrollment through the Washington Health Benefit Exchange continues through March 31. Apple Health (Medicaid) enrollment runs all year. Patients who are eligible for Apple Heath coverage may also be eligible for assistance with unpaid medical (retroactive up to three months) when they obtain coverage that starts in April.
As of Jan. 20, Northwest Hospitalís financial counselors have enrolled 356 patients in Apple Health or one of the insurance plans available through the Washington Health Benefit Exchange. UW Medicine, which is affiliated with Northwest Hospital, has assisted more than 2,200 Washington residents to enroll.
To make an appointment to meet with a financial counselor at Northwest Hospital, call 206.368.6565.
Click here to visit the Washington Health Benefit Exchangeís website, Washington Healthplanfinder.