Important: Enrollment for the first year of ActionHealthNYC is closed as of August 13, 2016. ActionHealthNYC accepted a limited number of people in the first enrollment period. No enrollments are being processed at this time.

ActionHealthNYC can help eligible residents get low-cost health care, if you are not eligible for health insurance.


ActionHealthNYC can help you receive low-cost, coordinated health care, like:

  • Regular check-ups and shots
  • Screenings and treatment for HIV, tuberculosis, diabetes, blood pressure, cancer and other health conditions
  • Mental health and substance use services
  • Family planning
  • Dental care
  • Services for health problems you have now
  • Help navigating the health care system

With ActionHealthNYC, you choose a Primary Care Home where you go for your doctor’s appointments. At your Primary Care Home, doctors, nurses and other staff will listen to your medical history and help with health care needs.

Your Primary Care Home will help you:

  • Have a regular doctor
  • Find services with other doctors if needed, such as for heart problems or diabetes
  • Answer questions or address any health concerns

ActionHealthNYC members can get access to a network of community health centers and hospitals for primary and specialty health care.


ActionHealthNYC is for New York City residents who have a low income but do not qualify for low-cost or no-cost health insurance in New York through the Affordable Care Act.

You can be eligible for ActionHealthNYC if you:

  • Are a New York City resident
  • Are at least 19 years old
  • Have a low-income (single earning up to $23,540 a year; adults in family of four earning up to $48,500 a year)
  • Are uninsured and not eligible for health insurance through the New York State of Health

Member Resources

If you are enrolled in the ActionHealthNYC program, download the ActionHealthNYC Member Handbook (PDF)
Other Languages: [Español] [中文][हिन्दी] [简体中文] [한국어].

Want to learn more?

For more information and answers to common questions about ActionHealthNYC, download our Frequently Asked Questions (PDF).