Keep Your Information on the NY State of Health Marketplace up to Date
Make sure your information on the NY State of Health Marketplace is up to date to receive important reminders and information about your health insurance, including when it's time to renew your coverage. Not sure how to do this? Contact a Health Department enrollment counselor today to help you apply or update your account.
Open Enrollment Period Has Been Extended
The NY State of Health Open Enrollment Period for coverage in a 2022 Qualified Health Plan has been extended. Enroll by the 15th of the month for coverage starting on the first of the following month.
Enrollment in Medicaid, Child Health Plus and the Essential Plan is available year-round.
Enhanced Tax Credits and Expanded Eligibility for Financial Assistance
More New Yorkers now qualify to receive financial assistance to lower the cost of premiums.
New Yorkers with incomes above $54,360 for individuals and $111,000 for a family of four can now qualify to receive financial assistance to lower the cost of premiums.
Our counselors will:
Explain your health insurance and care options, regardless of your immigration status.
Help you and your family enroll in or renew health insurance.
Find out if you qualify for financial help to pay for a low-cost private health insurance plan.
Assist you with applying for SNAP benefits (food stamps).
Counselor Locations by Borough
In-person health insurance enrollment services are suspended until further notice. Call us for information or to schedule a telephone enrollment appointment.
Facilitated Enrollment for the Aged, Blind and Disabled
If you are 65 or older, certified blind or certified disabled, you may qualify for Medicaid. You can get free assistance to apply for Medicaid, Medicare and the Medicare Savings Program, which helps cover Medicare costs. Note, this assistance is separate from the NY State of Health Marketplace services.
To make an appointment, call 347-396-4705.
Health Insurance for Children in the Early Intervention Program