Affordable Health Care and Washington State Exchange

About Affordable Health Care

The Washington Health Benefit Exchange is an easily accessible, online marketplace for individuals, families and small businesses to find, compare and enroll in qualified health insurance plans. Health Benefit Exchanges are a  key provision of the Affordable Care Act that creates, a new marketplace for each state to offer health benefits.

To help University of Washington Bothell students find out more about their options, here is some helpful information:


UW Medicine Online:  “Washington Health Benefit Exchange and Expanded Medicaid (Apple Health)”, with  information about “What You Need To Know” and “How to Sign Up”.


  • Student Insurance Office
    Phone: 206-543-6202
  • Lifewise
    Phone: 1-800-971-1491


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