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What: 6th Annual Open Enrollment Healthcare Fair Who: Suzie Health Solutions is hosting the 6th Annual Open Enrollment Fair. They are the Washington Healthplan Finder’s Full Service Enrollment Center for Central Washington. They answer questions and can assist in recommendations without charging a fee. There will be Healthcare providers and venders answering questions about their…

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Health care is an issue for all Washingtonians. A new plan to be introduced at the start of the legislative session seeks coverage for all. KOHO’s Marcus Bellissimo reports Gov. Jay Inslee is proposing a public health insurance option for state residents as a step toward universal health coverage. In an announcement Tuesday, Inslee said…

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Hundreds of thousands of Washingtonians must buy their own health coverage. Open enrollment starts tomorrow, Nov. 1, on the state Exchange. Eleven health insurers have been approved to sell 74 plans next year in the individual health insurance market. Washington state Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler said a 13.6 percent average increase was approved, even though…

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Open enrollment for the Washington Health Benefit Exchange starts today. And there are several ways customers can receive assistance in navigating the world of health plans. Marcus Bellissimo reports. You can search plans by visiting knowyourplan.org and wahbexchange.org, call toll-free Customer Support Center at 1-855-923-4633 and talk to assistants in person at  Wenatchee Valley Hospital,…

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As lawmakers in the nation’s capital struggle with how to replace the Affordable Care Act, a greater number of insurance companies are leaving the marketplace within state marketplaces around the country, including here in Washington State. Last week was the filing deadline for insurance companies who intend to offer coverage in Washington State when open…

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The Republican health care plan released last week means less money for states and gives them a tough choice. They can either find cash to make up the difference or let coverage lapse for millions of lower-income Americans. Washington is one of the few states to produce some firm numbers on the plan proposed by…

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The latest enrollment period for health and dental insurance through Washington’s state-run exchange wrapped at the end of January. Numbers are now out at the local and statewide level and show record signups, especially in the last couple weeks of enrollment. Dan Langager has the details.

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If you still need to sign up for health or dental insurance through the Washington State Health Benefit Exchange your window to do so will be closing in less than a week. That’s Ben Spradling, Spokesperson with the Washington Health Benefit Exchange, who also told KOHO enrollment has been up significantly since the seasonal registrations began…

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