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Posted December, 7 2015 by Hannah Lupien

The December 15th deadline to enroll in health insurance starting January 1, 2016 is fast approaching. To make sure you don’t have a gap in coverage, log on to the New York State of Health Marketplace today! You can shop around and compare plans to see which is right for you and your family. If […]

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The New York State of Health Third Open Enrollment Period Starts Next Week

Posted October, 27 2015 by Hannah Lupien

The time to enroll or renew your coverage on the NY State of Health (NYSOH) Marketplace is just a few days away! Nearly 2.6 million people have enrolled in the Marketplace since its launch in 2013. We can continue to make progress by making sure more New Yorkers get enrolled and those who are covered […]

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New York State of Health announces plans for 2016

Posted October, 16 2015 by Hannah Lupien

Today the New York State of Health Marketplace announced which health insurance carriers will be offering plans on the Marketplace for 2016. This encompasses Qualified Health Plans for both individuals and small businesses, the new Essential Plan, and stand-alone dental plans. The 200,000 individuals who hold policies with Health Republic will have to go shopping […]

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LGBT Task Force Examining Transgender Insurance Coverage

Posted September, 30 2015 by Hannah Lupien

Guest post: Lois Uttley, Director, Raising Women’s Voices – NY   The NYS Department of Financial Services issued a Circular Letter in December 2014 requiring private health insurance plans in our state to cover all medically-necessary care for treatment of gender dysphoria. With the one-year anniversary of this policy approaching, the LGBT Task Force of […]