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Customer Service Representatives

Sea Mar has customer service representatives in each of its medical facilities to help patients find out if they are eligible for certain public benefits programs. These include Apple Health (formerly Medicaid), Washington Healthplanfinder, General Assistance – Unemployment, Medicare, and Basic Food Program. If you would like to find out if you are eligible for any of these programs, visit any Sea Mar medical clinic and ask to speak with a customer service representative.


If you have questions or need assistance in applying or renewing your coverage

Phone: 1-855-289-4503 to schedule an appointment
E-mail: seamaripa@seamarchc.org
In-Person: Locate a Sea Mar clinic in your community who, at no cost, can help you find, compare, and select a health plan.

Note: You will need your household’s estimated income, Social Security numbers and proof of citizenship (if applicable) for all applying members.


Medicaid is Apple Health >
Health Plans Overview >
What is Medicare? >
Basic Food Program? >

Medicaid is Apple Health
 
In Washington State, Medicaid is called Washington Apple Health.

Because of the Affordable Care Act (sometimes referred to as "Obamacare"), more people are able to get preventive care, like cancer screenings, treatment for diabetes and high blood pressure, and many other health care services they need to stay healthy.

When you’re ready to apply, you’ll need this information:
  • Your household monthly income.
  • The Social Security numbers and dates of birth for each member of your household.
  • Your immigration information, if that applies to you.
    Regardless of immigration status pregnant women and children are eligible for Medicaid coverage in Washington State

If you’re not eligible for Apple Health, you may qualify for help with your health insurance or for other health services.

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Health Plans Overview
 
All health plans offered through Washington Healthplanfinder meet strict benefit and quality standards. And all the essentials are covered, including visits to the doctor and emergency room, prescriptions, maternity care and preventive care such as cancer screenings and immunizations. If an accident or illness strikes, a quality health plan can help protect you from huge medical bills. In addition, no one will be denied coverage because they are sick or have a pre-existing condition.
Washington Healthplanfinder offers a range of health plans so you can choose the one that best meets your budget and health needs.

Standard Plan Benefits
  • Preventative care
  • Filling a prescription
  • Getting emergency care
  • Outpatient care
  • Hospitalization
  • Maternity and newborn care
  • Mental health and substance use disorder services
  • Laboratory work
  • Rehabilitative services
  • Pediatric services

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What is Medicare?
 
Medicare is a federal health insurance program that covers elderly and disabled people. For those with low incomes and resources, there are supplemental programs to help pay for Medicare coverage and/or prescription drug costs. To be eligible for Medicare, you must:
  • Be either 65 and older, under age 65 and have one of a specific list of disabilities, or any age and have permanent kidney failure
  • Have entered the US lawfully
  • Have lived in the US for at least 5 years

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Basic Food
 
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA), Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), called Basic Food in Washington, helps low income people make ends meet by providing monthly benefits to buy food.

Who is Eligible:
Washington state residents who meet: Legal immigrants who are not eligible for federal basic food solely due their immigration status may be eligible for the state Food Assistance Program (FAP).

Benefits:
Your Basic Food benefits are based on your family size and income.

 

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