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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 […]

If you're a New Yorker shopping for health insurance on the state's exchange, you won't be able to find a health plan with out-of-network coverage unless you live around Albany or in the far western part of the state

Over half of uninsured New Yorkers are eligible for health coverage assistance

Posted October, 14 2015 by Hannah Lupien

A report released this week by Kaiser Family Foundation shows that 58% of uninsured New Yorkers are eligible for free or subsidized health coverage. The majority of them – 548,000 people – are eligible but not enrolled in Medicaid. There are several reasons why people who are eligible for Medicaid have not enrolled: some do […]

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Undocumented Immigrants in New York City to Get New Roads to Care

Posted October, 9 2015 by Hannah Lupien

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a new plan yesterday to connect the City’s undocumented immigrants with a soon-to-be launched “Direct Access” health care program. The Direct Access program is not insurance coverage, but a network of health care providers with the cultural competency and linguistic diversity to serve New York’s many immigrant […]