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Newsflash: Special Enrollment Period for uninsured seeking COVID-19 testing

Additional Information for Special Enrollment Period in Response to Growing Coronavirus Outbreak

In response to the potential growth of Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, the Washington Health Benefit Exchange (Exchange) announced this morning a limited-time special enrollment period for qualified individuals who are currently without insurance.

Qualifying Requirements:

  • Client must be currently uninsured
  • Client must have an application created and submitted before requesting a ticket
  • Client must enroll by April 8, 2020 for coverage start date beginning April 1, 2020

To request information regarding a Special Enrollment Period, please contact us at:

Additional Information:

  • No Qualifying Life Event (QLE) is required
  • SEP Questionnaire does not support this event; a ticket is required
  • Granting this enrollment period is consistent with the Exchange’s Exceptional Circumstances SEP policy and federal regulations (45 CFR § 155.420(d)(9)). Carriers will not request SEP documentation

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