Persons without health insurance should consider coverage options available to them through the health insurance exchange via Health insurance (including Medicaid) provides access to many services that can improve health, and many legal residents now qualify for financial help with associated costs. The next open enrollment period in Washington is November 1, 2015 through January 31, 2016, but if you have a yearly income less than $15,856 you may qualify for Washington Apple Health (Medicaid), and may enroll at any time. For those who need in-person assistance, visit WA Healthplanfinder’s in-person assistance resource page to find help near you.



Washington Health Plan Finder – Navigator Search »

You can can search for a Healthcare Navigator in your zipcode using the Navigator Search at, the same website that you can apply for health insurance or medicaid coverage through. There are Healthcare Navigators around the state who are happy to talk through specific issues and help figure out what you need to do to get coverage that meets your needs.


Pierce County AIDS Foundation (PCAF) »

Rohan Marrero and Chace Chau are healthcare navigators and available to assist with healthcare enrollment. Contact one of them directly to make an appointment or walk in during the following hours Rohan Marrero: (253) 722-0712, Chace Chau: (253) 597-4803, Available times: Monday and Tuesday: 9-5pm Wednesday: 12-5pm Thursday and Friday: by appointment only


Gay City Health Project »

Gay City has healthcare navigators available to assist with healthcare encrollment. To find out more or make an appointment, contact Tobi Hill-Meyer:

Center for Multi-Cultural Health »

CMCH has healthcare navigators available to assist with healthcare encrollment. To find out more or make an appointment, contact CMCH @ (206) 461-6910


Spokane AIDS Network »

Spokane AIDS Network 905 S Monroe, Spokane, WA 99204 (509) 455-8993 Open Monday thru Thursday 8am-5pm, and Fridays 8am-12pm Healthcare navigators are available to assist with healthcare enrollment. Appointments for testing can be made via phone or walk-in during regular office hours.

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