City hosts health care insurance enrollment event

October 23, 2013

NEW — 6 a.m. Oct. 23, 2013

Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, Newcastle residents who don’t have health insurance can now enroll in affordable health insurance options online at www.wahealthplanfinder.org.

Still, enrolling might seem daunting for anyone who doesn’t have good internet access, or who doesn’t feel comfortable signing up using a website.

That’s why the city of Newcastle and Public Health — Seattle & King County have teamed up for an in-person enrollment event from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 26 at Newcastle City Hall, 12835 Newcastle Way, Suite 200.

King County Public Health’s Washington Healthplanfinder is a part of the county’s effort to ensure all residents who are newly eligible for health coverage are enrolled. Read more