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ID & WA Health Exchanges Extend Open Enrollment

Idaho's Health Exchange, Your Health Idaho, has extended open enrollment until Thursday, December 31st, to apply for a tax credit, select a plan, and enroll in coverage that begins January 1, 2021. 

 Washington State has extended Open Enrollment until January 15, 2021 for coverage that begins on February 1, 2021. 

Pandemic business closures, employee layoffs, lost jobs and reduced hours of employment have impacted health insurance coverage for individuals and families.  Any Idaho or Washington resident who needs individual health insurance must apply during this extended open enrollment period to be accepted for subsidized coverage unless qualified for Medicaid or their health plan renews at a different time.  

Idaho and Washington residents are invited to call for an appointment with ACA Exchange Certified Health Agents Dave Root or Tim Gleason at AMERICAN INSURANCE. Call 208-746-9646, email us at "" <medical [at] am-ins [dot] com'='> or contact us to set your free appointment today.

2021 Health Insurance Plans & Rates

Washington – Washington Health Benefit Exchange (Exchange) Board certified 115 Qualified Health Plans (QHPs) and 7 Qualified Dental Plans (QDPs) to be offered for 2021 through Washington Healthplanfinder during open enrollment. Most customers will see the average premium costs and deductibles of Exchange plans are lower than previous years. For the first time in several years, there will be two or more carriers in every county.

Washington Healthplanfinder – in Area 9, Asotin and Garfield counties now have two approved Exchange carriers, LIfewise Health Plan and Coordinated Care Corp (Ambetter Cascade) to choose from.   

Washington residents can get free assistance at American Insurance to compare the new plans against other plans offered where you live. Together we can compare plans, calculate available premium subsidies, search for preferred providers, and even confirm how your prescription medications will be covered. We invite you to call for an appointment with our licensed health agents, Tim Gleason and Dave Root by calling (208)746-9646, email Medical [at] Am-Ins [dot] com or or contact us to set your free appointment today.