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Adults 65 plus

If you are 65 years or older you may qualify for low or no-cost health insurance through Medicare or the Washington Health Program.


Medicare is a health insurance program for people 65 years of age and older, some disabled people under 65 years of age, and people with End-Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure treated with dialysis or a transplant). Medicare is divided into two parts: Part A (hospital) insurance and Part B (medical) insurance.

Classic Medicaid

If you don't qualify for Medicare, you and your family, as Washington residents, may qualify for the Classic Medicaid Program or another program through DSHS.

To apply, please visit: Washington Connection (Be sure to choose "The Health Care Coverage - Everyone applying is 65 or older, blind or disabled" button on the third page to continue the application.

To apply in person, visit:
Department of Social and Health Services
13600 NE 9th Street
Vancouver, WA 98684

To apply by phone: (800) 501-2233.



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