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Q: I’ll be in Washington state for 6 mnths on a visitor visa. Can I sign up for health care coverage via the state exchan

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A: As a visitor to Washington state on a temporary visa, you may not be eligible to enroll in health care coverage through the state exchange. Typically, eligibility for health care coverage through state exchanges is determined by factors such as residency and citizenship status.

If you're a temporary visitor, you may want to explore alternative options for health care coverage. Consider looking into short-term health insurance plans or exploring coverage options that are available to non-residents. It's crucial to check with local health insurance providers or consult with an insurance broker to find a plan that suits your needs and complies with the regulations applicable to your visa status.

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