Continuous Health Coverage FAQ

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Common Questions

Q: When does Continuous Coverage end? 

A: Continuous Coverage is temporary, and ends February 28, 2021, regardless of when you apply.

Q: How can I get coverage when Continuous Coverage ends? 

A:  Apply for other coverage through Washington Healthplanfinder! Get information on eligibility and enrollment for both insurance you can buy and Washington Apple Health (Medicaid).

Q: What should I do if I cannot work 80 hours or more? 

If you cannot work 80 hours or more, you need to arrange for other health care. February 15, 2021 was the deadline for applying for March coverage. You can apply for coverage through Washington Healthplanfinder. Get information on eligibility and enrollment for both insurance you can buy and Washington Apple Health (Medicaid).

Q: I do not have insurance and I am scared of getting sick. How do I enroll in coverage?

  • You can apply for other coverage through Washington Healthplanfinder’s (wahealthplanfinder.org) special enrollment period. Learn how through Washington Healthplanfinder’s Coronavirus FAQs page.
  • Caregivers and their families may qualify for coverage through Apple Health (Medicaid). If you qualify, you can enroll at any time.
  • Caregivers who qualify for coverage through SEIU 775 Benefits Group can apply today.

Q: What if I still have questions?

Please call a Health Benefits Specialist at 1-877-606-6705. For the latest, most accurate COVID-19-related health information, go to the COVID-19 Resources page.