KENNEWICK, WA-- Thousands of people are signing up for healthcare coverage on the state's site, Healthplanfinder.org and many of them have lots of questions.
Insurance agents say they are often asked about fraud on the site. Concerned user want to make sure their information is secure online. Agents ensure clients this is a safe way to purchase healthcare.
"One of the things I've heard over and over again, one of the things we're being told is that Washington Healthplanfinder site is very secure. People are concerned about giving up information. It is a secure website," said Kevin Husted, insurance agent, Advisor Benefits.
What users do need to be aware of are sites that pretend to be the official state site or phone calls from people soliciting your personal information for insurance.