Getting Started - Washington State Local Health Insurance - CHPW

Getting Started

How to sign up for free or low-cost coverage

Community Health Plan of Washington (CHPW) coverage includes everything from acupuncture to social services. So you can get all the care you need in a way that best supports your health.

We’ve expanded our 2021 coverage to include Chelan, Douglas, Grant, Okanogan, and Pierce counties. To find out if CHPW offers plans where you live, go to our coverage area map.

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Am I eligible?

You may be eligible for CHPW’s free or low-cost coverage if you live in the state of Washington and you meet certain eligibility requirements, which can change from year to year.

See Eligibility Requirements

Why choose CHPW?

CHPW coverage includes added benefits and services to your Apple Health (Medicaid) coverage that support your whole health. CHPW’s whole-person care for members includes:

Free Glasses for Adults

Free pair for adults 21 and up, plus routine eye exams.

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Acupuncture

Members over age 18 get up to six covered acupuncture visits per year.

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Behavioral Health

Access to a wide range of providers and support resources.

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Rewards for Kids’ Checkups

$20 Amazon, Safeway, or Target gift card for each checkup.

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Telehealth with CHPW Virtual Care

Visit with a doctor by phone or video 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Circumcision

CHPW pays up to $200 toward the cost of circumcision.

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Breast Pump

$0 Breast Pump for new moms, delivered to your home.

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Sports Physicals for Kids

One annual sports physical for children ages 6 to 18.

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Boys & Girls Club**

Free Boys & Girls Club membership for kids age 6 to 18.

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Rewards for Mom

$65 car seat gift card for 2 doctor visits during pregnancy.

Learn how to get yours

Community Programs

Local resources for housing, food, transportation, job training, and more.

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Discounted Amazon Prime

Apple Health members may qualify for reduced-cost Amazon Prime.

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Free Cellphone*

Free phone comes with monthly minutes and data.

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*Available to all Apple Health members     **Where available

How to enroll with CHPW

To enroll in Apple Health (Medicaid) on your own, visit wahealthplanfinder.org or call their Support Center at 1-855-923-4633, or you can call CHPW and we would be happy to assist you.

Enroll by Phone Need help?
You can call us at 1-866-907-1904 (TTY Dial: 711), Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and we will help you through the steps. Our friendly, local enrollment specialists are here for you at every step of the process. You can also fill out our contact form and we will call you.
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Enroll in Person Need help in-person?
You can also go to your local Community Health Center or search for a Washington Healthplanfinder navigator near you. An enrollment specialist will assist you with any questions. These enrollment experts can help you complete your application at no cost.
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Be sure to select your plan

When you get approved for Apple Health on Washington Healthplanfinder, you then have a choice of managed care organizations. We encourage you to select Community Health Plan of Washington. If you are not sure how to enroll and select a plan, we can help you through the steps.

What you need to enroll

To make enrolling smoother, have these documents handy:

  • Names, Social Security numbers, and birthdays for everyone applying
  • Proof of residency
  • Foreign passport, “A” number, or other immigration numbers
  • Tax filing and income information, if available
  • Other income information (like alimony, royalties, and unemployment)
  • Current health insurance information for you and your family
  • Proof of tribal status, if this applies to you

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