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People awaiting ID card will be reimbursed

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People awaiting ID card will be reimbursed

KGMI News Reporting
By Karen Taylor

OLYMPIA, Wash. – The Washington Health Benefit Exchange says people who have not received their state health plan ID card yet, can get reimbursed for out-of-pocket expenses after January 1.

Spokesperson Bethany Frey says it’s not automatic.

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She says people need to check their e-mail or mailbox for more information on how to request retroactive coverage.

Customers who ran into website troubles before the December 23 deadline have until January 15 to finish signing up.