Apple Health public health emergency (PHE)
Important: Stay covered! Are you enrolled in Apple Health (Medicaid) coverage? It may be time to complete your renewal. Make sure your address and phone number are up to date so you can stay enrolled. Report a change.
Apple Health for Workers with Disabilities (HWD)
Apple Health for Workers with Disabilities (HWD) is health care coverage for individuals with blindness or a disability who are working. HWD has no resource or income limit. This means you are not limited to how much you can earn or have in your bank account.
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HWD coverage may be right for you if you have a blindness or disability and are working at a job or self-employed and:
- Need better health or prescription coverage.
- Need a caregiver or are receiving long-term services and supports.
- Are receiving in-home or residential facility care and cannot afford participation.
- Need treatment for mental health and substance use disorder.
- Already have health coverage but cannot afford your insurance premium.
You may be eligible for Apple Health HWD if you:
- Are not eligible for other Apple Health programs.
- Are employed (including self-employment) full or part time.
- Are age 16 or older.
- Are a resident of Washington.
- Are a U.S. citizen or meet Medicaid immigration requirements.
- Meet the federal disability requirement even if you are age 65 or older. (Social Security Income or Social Security Disability Insurance).
- Pay the monthly premium on time.
Your monthly HWD premium is based on how much you earn and will not be more than 7.5 percent of your total income. To learn more read the HWD fact sheet.
American Indians and Alaska Natives are exempt from paying premiums for HWD.