The Washington Health Benefit Exchange, which operates Washington Healthplanfinder, announced Monday the state's first full-service enrollment centers in
"The introduction of these two storefronts allows the exchange to reach individuals and families who need coverage the most," said
"We have 51 percent of people who don't use navigators or brokers, they go at this on their own," said
The enrollment center will be staffed with navigators and brokers who can guide customers through the available coverage options -- including individual health plans and
All of the services are free.
"This gives people a place to go to ask questions and make changes," Lauser said.
Officials with Washington Healthplanfinder are encouraging residents to schedule appointments now with brokers and navigators. The
Open enrollment for Washington Healthplanfinder plans is
The deadline does not apply to those with
Residents can also locate a local navigator or broker by clicking on the "customer support" link on the exchange website, www.wahealthplanfinder.org. Additional customer support is available through the customer support center, 1-855-923-4633.
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