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Public Health - Seattle & King County

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Reaching out to newly eligible people and enrolling them in insurance requires a major effort by multiple groups across King County.

Coverage is Here Toolkit

January 2015 toolkit topics:

  • Increasing access to health coverage in King County
  • Key messages
  • Small business owners (and employees) now included
  • Enrollment assistance at public events
  • What to know about the February 15 deadline
  • Sample newsletter article
  • Better access for non-English speakers
  • Tool and resources
Navigators In-Person Assister Network — offering enrollment assistance

King County's In-Person Assister Network can give residents impartial information to help them determine which health insurance option best fits their needs and help them enroll.

Enrollment assistance:

Leadership Circle (Download the Leadership Circle Fact Sheet)

King County Executive Dow Constantine has created a Leadership Circle to champion enrollment of people who are newly eligible for health insurance. The group consists of prominent community leaders from local businesses, health and nonprofit organizations, education, cities, media and other sectors, all of whom have made a commitment to reach out to their respective constituencies.

Executive Committee:

Member name Organization
Daudon, Maud (Co-chair) Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce
Gibbon, Tom (Co-chair) Swedish Medical Center
McHenry, Gordon, Jr. (Co-chair) Solid Ground
Anton, Anthony Washington Restaurant Association
Chelminiak, John Bellevue City Council
Crittenden, Toby Washington Bus
Danielson, Benjamin, MD Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic
Freiboth, David King County Labor Council
Frumkin, Howard, MD University of Washington
Gregerson, Mia (Deputy Mayor) Sound Cities Association/City of SeaTac
Horner, Richard Fisher Communications/KOMO TV
McGinn, Mike (Mayor) City of Seattle
McWilliams, Mary Puget Sound Health Alliance
Natter, Jeff Pacific Hospital PDA
Ramos, Michael The Church Council of Greater Seattle
Smith, Laura Snoqualmie Valley Community Network
Sosne, Diane SEIU 1199NW
Spisso, Johnese UW Medicine
Stolz, Rich OneAmerica
Trompeter, Tom Community Health Council/HealthPoint
Wakefield, Jill Seattle Community Colleges
Welch, John Puget Sound Educational Service District
Wood, Carol United Way of King County

Coverage Is Here King County Leadership Circle:

The Coverage Is Here King County Leadership Circle promotes enrollment of uninsured individuals in health coverage. Comprised of health care providers, social service agencies, businesses, the faith community and others, this group plays a key role in helping spread the word about enrollment. Interested in joining the Leadership Circle? Please contact Katie Ross.