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Questions About The Affordable Care Act? Gay City Wants To Help.

The open enrollment period for the Washington Healthplanfinder (Exchange) is Nov. 1, 2016 to Jan. 31, 2017. This is the time when you can sign up for a new plan, or make a change to an existing plan. Those with a qualifying life event, or those who qualify for Medicaid coverage (Apple Health) can access the Exchange at any time.

In Person Sign Up Assistance
Available by appointment / Administrative Office (main level)
Gay City Health Project, 517 E Pike St, 98122

Do you need to enroll in a health insurance plan or Medicaid? Did you try to enroll but got stuck? Are you not sure which plans will cover your health needs?

Make an appointment to come to Gay City to sign up for an insurance plan with an In-Person Assister. Our In-Person Assisters are familiar with the health needs of the LGBTQ community, and it’s a free way to find the health care coverage that works for you!

For more information or to make an appointment, contact Tobi Hill-Meyer:, or Lark Ballinger:

You can also begin your own enrollment or renewal at the Washington Health Plan Finder