NY State of Health, the state’s official health plan Marketplace, Health Insurance Enrollment Assistors will be visiting the Albert Wisner Public Library to educate New Yorkers about enrolling in quality, affordable health coverage. Enrollment Assistors can provide in person assistance to answer questions, schedule appointments and help with enrollment.
- The deadline for the 2022 Open Enrollment Period for Qualified Health Plans (QHPs) has been extended, and will remain open throughout the duration of the federally public health emergency, declared due to pandemic in March 2020.
- The Essential Plan, Medicaid and Child Health Plus are open for enrollment to eligible New Yorkers year-round
Enrollment Assistors will also educate consumers about the availability of expanded federal financial help through the American Rescue Plan Act. They will offer valuable information and assistance to current and new enrollees who qualify, including higher-income New Yorkers who may be eligible for the first time.
All health plans offered through NY State of Health cover preventive care, such as routine doctor visits and screenings, at no additional cost. For more information about Marketplace health plans and enrolling in coverage, visit: nystateofhealth.ny.gov. The Essential Plan now offers comprehensive benefits with $0 premium, no deductible, and all plans include vision and dental coverage for all enrollees.
To read more about how NY State of Health enrollees benefit from the American Rescue Plan, please go to: https://info.nystateofhealth.ny.gov/americanrescueplan