Help is here to navigate state’s health insurance exchange

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SEATTLE — The Seattle Public Library, Public Health-Seattle King County and a host of other community organizations have banded together to help area residents determine their eligibility for the programs offered under the Affordable Care Act.

Seven locations throughout the city will provide assistance for those trying to determine their eligibility. The meetings are free and help is provided on a first-come, first-served basis. You do not need to make a reservation to attend the meetings. The meetings will take place until Dec. 26.

Information about Washington Healthplanfinder can be found here.

Here is the current calendar; updates and changes will be posted here.

Central Library

Oct. 7- Dec. 14

  • 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays
  • 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays
  • 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays
  • 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays
  • 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays

Ballard Branch

Oct. 7-Nov. 27

  • 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays

Broadview Branch

  • 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3
  • 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1

 Columbia Branch

  • 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7
  • 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23
  • 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6
  • 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15
  • 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12

 Delridge Branch

  • 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9
  • 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13
  • 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11

 Douglass-Truth Branch

Oct. 10-Dec. 26

  • 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursdays

High Point Branch

Oct. 5 -Dec. 21

  • 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays

 Northgate Branch

Oct. 9 -Dec. 18

  • 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesdays

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  • cwl

    DEFUND NOW!!! My insurance has gone up over $300 a month in the last 5 years. I'm self employed and obama is SCREWING people like me and he does it with a smile. His way or the highway …. well hit the highway obama!!!

  • Harry

    In order to navigate state health insurance we have found that many health care organizations are used to serve quality health assurance service in their surroundings. After Obamacare we must assured with better health insurance coverage program under which people are able to repair their health care issues and also we must sure that through Obamacare we are able to get sufficient health care service and assurance program.

  • Randy

    Agree or not, the more information you give out their for education, the more it helps. As an agent in another state, it going to be interesting to see how this plays out. Keep reading up and learning, as we all are going to be bombarded with info here in a few days.