Issue Brief: Fixing the Family Health Plus Employer Buy-in Program

Posted March 16, 2010 by arianne

The State recently expanded the Family Health Plus Buy-in Program (FHP EBI program to all employers in the state. This program has the potential to offer quality coverage at a reasonable price to millions of New Yorkers who need insurance but do not qualify for public programs. But, initial premium rates—at $540 per month—are too high and must be fixed.