Washington Health Benefit Exchange Issues Statement


October 16, 2020 OLYMPIA, Wash. – Washington Health Benefit Exchange (Exchange) deeply appreciates the diligent efforts of Attorney General Bob Ferguson and his staff, who yesterday secured a court order  against Health Insurance Team, Seattle-based insurance brokers, for imitating our Washington Healthplanfinder website in a deceptive manner. The court order legally requires that the brokers stop their use of domain names and branding that are similar to our official, state-based health insurance marketplace. “In response to consumer confusion and complaints related to this copy-cat website, we alerted and provided detailed evidence to the Consumer Protection Division of the Attorney General’s Office, prompting their investigation,“ said Pam MacEwan, Chief Executive…

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