Affordable Health Coverage 

Open Enrollment Begins November 1, 2016 for coverage starting January 1, 2017. 

How to enroll:
Washington Healthplanfinder is the online market place for individuals, families and small businesses in Washington State to compare and enroll in health insurance plans, access savings on their insurance premiums or determine their eligibility for Medicaid. 

Jefferson Healthcare Navigators provides free, in person support to help guide you through the Washington HealthplanFinder enrollment process.  Beginning November 1, 2016, the Jefferson Healthcare Navigators are available by appointment Monday through Friday during regular office hours from 9 am to 4:30 pm by calling (360) 385-2200 ext. 2267.  For you convenience, we are offering drop in (no appointment necessary) on the following days, times and locations:

Here's what you need to have on hand or bring with you to enroll:
  1. Social Security Numbers for everyone applying for medical coverage
  2. Dates of Birth
  3. Passport, Alien or Other Immigration Numbers for any legal immigrants who need health coverage
  4. Income Information for all adults and minors under age 18 who are required to file a tax return
  5. Health Care Plan Information for any member of the family currently enrolled in other health care plans.
  6. Payment for the first month of insurance coverage using a debit, credit or pre-paid card. Cash or checks cannot be accepted.  

You can also go online and compare and enroll by clicking on the icon.  

What this means for YOU:
Washington Apple Health (Medicaid), FREE insurance through Washington State, is available to citizens with incomes at or below 138% of the federal poverty level (FPL).  Financial help may be available to others who purchase Qualified Health Plans.

Medicaid and Qualified Health Plans cover 10 Essential Health Benefits: 

  • Doctor visits and hospital stays
  • Trips to the emergency room
  • Care before and after your baby is born
  • Mental health and substance use treatment
  • Prescription drugs
  • Services and devices to help you recover if you get injured or if you have a disability or chronic condition
  • Lab tests
  • Preventive services including counseling, screenings and vaccinations
  • Management of a chronic disease, like diabetes or asthma
  • Pediatric care
Most health plans cover a set of preventative services such as shots and screenings at no cost to you.  These include:

Screenings and Counseling:

  • Depression screening
  • Diabetes (Type 2) screening
  • Drug and tobacco counseling
  • Cholesterol screening
  • Colorectal cancer screening
  • Obesity and diet counseling
  • STDs and HIV


  • Hepatitis A & B
  • Herpes Zoster
  • Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
  • Influenza (flu shot)
  • Measles, Mumps, Rubella
  • Meningococcal
  • Pneumococcal
  • Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis
  • Varicella
Services for Children & Youth:
  • Behavioral and development assessment
  • Iron and fluoride supplements
  • Screenings and counseling
  • Vaccines
  • Vision screening
Services for Women:
  • Breastfeeding support
  • Mammograms
  • Contraceptives
  • Domestic violence screening
  • STDs and HIV
  • Wellness visits

Other health care options: 
  • For people currently insured by their employer, the military or Medicare, nothing much will change
  • For children up to age 19, Apple health for Kids (Medicaid) is available for free or sliding fee premiums to families up to 400% of the Federal Poverty Level.
  • Young adults between the ages of 19 - 26 now have the option to remain on their parents' insurance.

For questions or help applying contact Jefferson Healthcare, (360) 385-2200 ext. 2267 or call the Customer Support Call Center at 1-855-WAFINDER