Insurance Enrollment and Resources

Need health insurance? Our Outreach and Enrollment specialists can help you find a plan that’s right for you.

Insurance Policies and Sliding Fee Discount Program

Unity Care NW accepts most insurance plans, including Apple Health (Medicaid), Medicare, and private insurance. To ensure that you have access to affordable care regardless of ability to pay, we also offer a Sliding Fee Discount Program that discounts charges for those who are eligible based on household size and income.

To apply for the Sliding Fee Discount Program, contact our Outreach and Enrollment staff at (360) 788-2669 or You will be asked to complete a Sliding Fee Discount Program Application and provide current proof of household income.  If you have no income, you may fill out a Self Attestation of No Income form.

Insurance Enrollment

About Enrollment Services

Unity Care NW is dedicated to helping our community access insurance coverage and learn about other options for accessing affordable care. Our Enrollment Specialists have been trained and certified as In-Person Assistors by Washington State’s Health Benefit Exchange and are available to help you through every step of the enrollment process. Our enrollment services are free, and the information you receive from our specialists about health plans is unbiased. For Unity Care NW patients who do not qualify for insurance coverage or who have high deductibles or co-pays, our Enrollment Specialists can assist you in applying for our Sliding Fee Discount Program and provide information about other available programs.

2021 Open Enrollment is Coming Soon!

Open Enrollment for Cascade Care and Qualified Health Plans under the Affordable Care Act begins November 1 and ends December 15th for coverage starting January 1, 2021. This is your chance to enroll in health insurance or make changes to your current plan.

Medicare Open Enrollment is October 15 through December 7. Find out what’s new or changed with Medicare Advantage and Drug Plans for 2021. Learn more about Medicare open enrollment here.

Outside of the Open Enrollment period, you may be eligible to apply for coverage if your family is very low-income or your family has recently experienced a life event, such as becoming unemployed, having a baby, or getting married. Enrollment in Apple Health (Medicaid) remains open throughout the year, based on eligibility. Contact our Outreach and Enrollment staff for more information.

If you need help signing up for coverage or selecting a plan, contact Unity Care NW’s certified navigators for free, unbiased assistance at (360) 788-2669. You can also find tips for choosing a health care plan here.

Enrollment Office Hours

Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

To schedule an appointment, please contact us at (360) 788-2669 and speak to one of our Enrollment Specialists. Although staff is occasionally available on a walk-in basis, we strongly recommend making an appointment.

COVID-19 Coverage Updates

During the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, Apple Health (Medicaid) coverage will not be terminated regardless of any changes of circumstances (i.e. income). Learn more.

The Alien Emergency Medical Program provides COVID-19 medical coverage to people
who do not meet citizenship or immigration status requirements. For more information about this program, click here.

Medical treatment and services related to COVID-19 will not be considered for “Public Charge” purposes.

Insurance Resources

You can also find free or low-cost health insurance by visiting