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Lifewise of Oregon March 1st effective date

NOTICE TO APPLICANTS REQUESTING A MARCH 1, 2011 EFFECTIVE DATE

The online application tool is not available for applicants requesting a March 1, 2011 effective date. To apply for a March 1 effective date, please submit a paper application based on the timeframes described below. Please note that applicants under the age of 19 can only apply during the two Oregon state-defined open enrollment periods. The first open enrollment period is February 1-28, 2011.

Applicants age 19 and older who are not enrolling any dependents under age 19:

We must receive your paper application by February 21 for a March 1 effective date.
Applications received after February 21 will only be eligible for an effective date of March 15 or later.

Applicants age 19 and older who are enrolling dependents under age 19 OR applicants under age 19 that are enrolling as a policyholder:

We must receive your paper application by February 28 for a March 1 effective date. For February 2011 only, we will allow applicants age 19 and older to submit their applications up to February 28th for a March 1 effective date if applying on the same paper application as their under age 19 dependents.

Applicants under age 19 will not be accepted if we receive the application after February 28. However, applicants age 19 and older on the same application will still be eligible for an effective date of March 15 or later.

If you have further questions, please  call Brian at 800-240-3390.

Lifewise of Oregon

Lifewise of Oregon temporarily suspending individual sales

Lifewise of Oregon is temporarily suspending individual sales so that they can clarify some rules with the State of Oregon and the federal government.  I will update this post with any new info as it becomes available.

Edit-  LifeWise of Oregon is now accepting individual applications again, goto http://www.briangruss.com/links/lifewise-of-oregon

Washington State Changes to the Standard Health Questionnaire

If your applying for individual health insurance in the state of Washington, make sure you have the carriers updated applications and the updated health questionnaire.  With all the changes that state and the carriers are going through I recommend using the carriers websites to apply for coverage.

LifeWise of Washington

Group Health

Assurant

Premera Blue Cross

As always I am here to help you make the best decision for your health insurance needs.  Please don’t hesitate to call or email with any questions that you may have regarding your insurance decisions.