By The Associated Press PORTLAND — The board of Oregon’s health-insurance exchange has put its executive director on notice, demanding to know when the website will work and how Cover Oregon will get people enrolled by the end of the year. Board members held an executive session Thursday to discuss Rocky King’s performance and then passed resolutions…More
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If you’re considering signing up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, and would rather talk to a human being than deal only with a website, an event Saturday in Kent could be of help. Experts from Public Health – Seattle & King County and other organizations will answer questions about insurance plans and financial…More
If you live on the Eastside and want to learn more about possibly buying health-insurance coverage on the state’s new exchange, Saturday presents a good opportunity. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Crossroads Bellevue mall, staff known as “assisters” will be on hand to help you compare coverage plans, determine eligibility for subsidies, or…More
Here’s a story of out of Idaho about a board member of that state’s health-insurance exchange whose company got a no-bid contract from — wait for it — the health-insurance exchange. Nice work if you can get it? Oh, he quit the exchange the same day the exchange awarded his company the contract worth up to…More
Those wanting to talk to a real, live human being about finding insurance on the Washington state exchange can attend an event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in Lake Forest Park. For many, this might prove easier than going online. Help will be on hand at Third Place Commons, 17171 Bothell Way, N.E. Public Health…More
Dental care for adults on Medicaid, cut during the state’s fiscal crisis, will be restored as of Jan. 1, according to the state’s Health Care Authority. Adults enrolling in Apple Health/Medicaid under the new, higher-income eligibility rules that go into effect Jan. 1 as part of the Affordable Care Act will qualify for care as well…More
Are you still trying to figure out what the Affordable Care Act will mean for you? As the online marketplace or health-insurance exchange gets ready to open next Tuesday for those looking to buy individual coverage, you likely have questions. Here are the basics, 20 things to know about the Affordable Care Act, one of several pieces that…More