Essential Plan Webinar for Advocates

2015 Sep 25 - 10:00am-11:00am - Online here:

Host: HCFANY Children, Youth, and Families Task Force


Children, Youth, and Families Task Force

Invites you to participate in a webinar on:

The New York State of Health Essential Plan

Friday, September 25, 2015

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.


Presentations by:

Amy Lowenstein, Esq.

Sr. Staff Attorney

Empire Justice Center

Andrew Leonard, M.P.A.

Sr. Health Policy Associate

Children’s Defense Fund – New York


Join Health Care for All New York (HCFANY) for a webinar to learn more about the Essential Plan. The Essential Plan is a new health insurance product that will be offered for the first time in New York during the 2015 – 2016 Open Enrollment period. Consumers who earn more than the Medicaid eligibility limit but still have difficulty paying for private health insurance will be eligible for affordable, comprehensive coverage under the Essential Plan. The 1 hour webinar, presented by the Empire Justice Center and the Children’s Defense Fund – New York, will detail the Essential Plan’s eligibility rules, benefit design, cost-sharing and enrollment procedures. We will take a close look at how immigration status affects eligibility for consumers.

The presentation will last approximately 45 minutes, followed by 15 minutes of Q&A.

Register now!


Call 212-697-2323 ext. 203 or 205




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