Deadline approaching to apply for state health coverage


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PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Residents in Oregon and Washington have until Jan. 15 to sign up for state health coverage.

More than 142-thousand people have already enrolled in health care coverage for 2022, according to the Oregon Department of Consumer & Business Services. That is an increase by more than 1,600 compared to the open enrollment period for 2021 coverage.

Officials said the state is hoping to have 100% of Oregonians insured.

Oregon residents can visit the state’s health care website to start enrolling.

Washington residents can browse 2022 health plans and sign up to enroll here.

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