Make the smart decision about your health coverage and care.

If you're in good health, you need to maintain it. Maintaining good health is just as important as addressing a known condition. Your story is your own, but the goal we all strive for is this: Being as healthy as possible. Enjoying life. Feeling independent.

Understanding and trusting your health care options is critical.

Community HealthEssentials Plus is a health insurance coverage plan offered through the Washington State Health Benefits Exchange.

Beginning January 1, 2016, there are two different Community HealthEssentials Plus coverage levels available in 14 counties: Gold and Silver.

Community HealthEssentials Plus is offered by Community Health Plan of Washington and administered by First Choice Health.

Community Health Plan of Washington has partnered with First Choice Health to provide the administrative services for our Community HealthEssentials Plus private health insurance plans. This includes Customer Service, Claims Processing, Utilization and Case Management, and access to the First Choice Health PPO Network.

First Choice Health has the largest independent PPO network in the state. Members enjoy access to more than 25,000 providers, including 100+ Community Health Center clinics, 500 affiliated clinics, and more than 100 hospitals. 

Visit the First Choice Health website to search for a provider in the First Choice Health network, access important plan information, download forms, and more.

Please note: Community HealthEssentials Plus is the only Community Health Plan of Washington plan that uses the First Choice Health PPO Network.

For more information:

For more information about Community HealthEssentials Plus plans, including benefits and costs, go to For additional questions, please contact First Choice Health Customer Service at 1-800-930-0132 (TTY Relay: Dial 711).

This program will be available through the Washington Health Benefit Exchange during Open Enrollment or with qualifying life events.