Financial, Legal & Insurance Resources

The following organizations provide referrals to self-help services and resources for free legal advice regarding insurance concerns and legal rights.

National Organizations
America’s Health Insurance Plans
601 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, South Building, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20004
(202) 778-3200 |
Publishes manuals on health and disability insurance

Directory of Prescription Drug Patient Assistance Programs
(877) 477-2669 |
Provides listings of drug companies that provide prescription medicines free of charge to physicians whose patients might not otherwise have access to necessary medicines

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS)
1010 Wayne Avenue, Suite 770
Silver Springs, MD 20910-5600
(877) 622-7937 |
Clearinghouse for information and materials on survivorship and an advocate for cancer survivors, especially in employment, insurance and health care reform

National Self-Help Clearinghouse
365 5th Avenue, Suite 3300
New York, NY 10016
(212) 817-1822 |
Makes referrals to regional self-help services, particularly regarding insurance concerns and employment rights

Social Security Administration
(800) 772-1213 | or
Representatives will answer questions regarding Medicare benefits.

Washington State Resources

Cancer Lifeline
6522 Fremont Avenue North
Seattle 98103
(206) 255-5505 |

Washington Drug Card
Free statewide discount prescription assistance program.

Washington Healthplanfinder
The official Affordable Care Act-compliant health benefit exchange for the State of Washington.

Washington State Basic Health Plan
PO Box 42683
Olympia 98504
(800) 660-9840 |

Northwest Justice Project
711 Capitol Way S Suite, 704
(888) 212-0380 or (360) 753-3610

Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA)
(800) 562-6900 |

Washington State Department of Social and Health Services
General questions (800) 737-0617 or Customer Relations Unit (800) 865-7801

Washington State Department of Social and Health Services
Health and Recovery Services Administration
PO Box 45505
Olympia 98504
(800) 562-3022

Washington State Human Rights Commission
(800) 233-3247 |
Provides information on filing discrimination complaints

Washington State Insurance Commission
Consumer Advocacy and Outreach Division
PO Box 40256
Olympia 98504
(800) 562-6900 |

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights
(877) 368-1019 |