Public Health Seattle & King County is the Lead Navigator Organization for King County. The Navigator Program is housed in the Access and Outreach Program within the Community Health Services Division (CHS) of Public Health. The Public Health Director is Patty Hayes. The Division Director of CHS is TJ Cosgrove and the overseeing Manager is Daphne Pie (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Lead Organization responsibilities:
To maintain expertise in eligibility, health insurance basics, enrollment and program specifications for health care coverage and programs offered through the Washington Healthplanfinder. Engage in activities to raise awareness about Washington Healthplanfinder programs and benefits; Provide consumers with information and assistance face to face, using plain language, in a fair, accurate and impartial manner, including information about the full range of QHP options and affordability programs available to them, at no cost to the individual, including language assistance services necessary to communicate effectively.
Spans three or more Lead Organizations service areas. They must collaborate with their county Lead Organization. King County has two Navigator Organizations:
- Sea Mar Community Health Center
- Korean Women Association