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Public Health - Seattle & King County

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Find out if you can get free or reduced-cost insurance – both are available from Washington Healthplanfinder. To find out which program you’re eligible for, start with the Individual & Families Cost Estimate Calculator.

Washington Healthplanfinder offers insurance at prices that are based on your income and family size. If your income is too high for Apple Health (see income tables below,) you could buy one of the insurance plans offered through Washington Healthplanfinder.

Apple Health is open year-round. Renewal notices are mailed 60 days before coverage expires. Renew online at Washington Healthplanfinder.


Adults (19-64)–Apple Health eligibility

  • Must be US citizen or legal resident for 5 years or longer
  • Must be a resident of Washington state
  • Income must be at or below the levels in the table below (138% Federal Poverty level)

    Total number in family
    (including yourself)
    Monthly income limit for
    free coverage
    Annual income limit for
    free coverage
    1
    $1,354
    $16,248
    2
    $1,832
    $21,984
    3
    $2,311
    $27,732
    4
    $2,789
    $33,465
    5
    $3,268
    $39,216
    6
    $3,746
    $44,952
Pregnant women–Apple Health eligibility
  • Must be a resident of Washington state
  • Citizenship status is not factor
  • Income must be at or below the levels in the table below (193% FPL)

    Total number in family
    (including yourself and unborn baby)
    Monthly income limit for
    free coverage
    1
    N/A. Unborn baby counts in family size
    2
    $2,629
    3
    $3,315
    4
    $4,002
    5
    $4,688
    6
    $5,375

Children (18 & under)–Apple Health eligibility

  • Must be a resident of Washington state
  • Citizenship status is not a factor
  • Household income must be at or below the levels in the table below

    Total number in family
    (children and adults)
    Monthly income limit for
    free coverage
    Monthly income limit:
    $20 per month fee
    Monthly income limit:
    $30 per month fee
    1
    $2,109
    $2,600
    $3,110
    2
    $2,855
    $3,518
    $4,209
    3
    $3,600
    $4,437
    $5,308
    4
    $4,345
    $5,356
    $6,407
    5
    $5,091
    $6,274
    $7,505
    6
    $5,836
    $7,193
    $8,604

What if you don't qualify for one of the Apple Health programs (above)?

Washington Healthplanfinder offers health insurance with prices that are based on your income. A special enrollment period is a period of time outside the open enrollment period when you can enroll in a new health insurance plan or change your current plan. There are several circumstances where you may qualify for a special enrollment period. To find out if you qualify, call Community Health Access Program (CHAP) 206-284-0331 or 800-756-5437 or visit our assistance page.

Opportunities to buy low-cost insurance on Washington Healthplanfinder: