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Citizens take concerns to Newhouse’s staff

Citizens take concerns to Newhouse’s staff

More than 140 people from throughout Okanogan County congregated at Omak City Hall on Monday (Feb. 6) to request a meeting with their representative in Congress, Dan Newhouse, and share concerns about the direction of national politics. Newhouse, a Republican from Sunnyside representing the 4th Congressional District, was not there, but was represented by staff members...
Open enrollment closes soon for state health insurance exchange

Open enrollment closes soon for state health insurance exchange

It’s open-enrollment period, the once-a-year opportunity for people to sign up for — or make changes to — health coverage if they purchase their insurance through the state’s insurance marketplace. The Washington Health Benefit Exchange is the state-run exchange developed in …
Deadline to buy subsidized insurance fast approaching

Deadline to buy subsidized insurance fast approaching

By Ann McCreary
The deadline to enroll and submit payment for a private health insurance plan through the state’s “Healthplanfinder” website is March 31 at 11:59 p.m.
Frustrations, relief in state’s health insurance exchange

Frustrations, relief in state’s health insurance exchange

By Marcy Stamper & Ann McCreary
Despite being stymied by computer error codes and troubling erroneous information, a sampling of Methow Valley residents who signed up for health insurance through the state’s exchange were pleased with the expanded coverage and lower costs.
Despite glitches, thousands sign up for health insurance

Despite glitches, thousands sign up for health insurance

By Ann McCreary and Marcy Stamper
“It was the first time he’d had insurance in his life. He was jubilant,” said Erin Flahive, one of two Room One staffers trained to help people navigate the new health insurance system.
Room One offering local help with new health coverage plan

Room One offering local help with new health coverage plan

By Ann McCreary
When Methow Valley residents begin enrolling in health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act this fall, they can turn to Room One for help.