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Get Enrolled in Free/Low-Cost Health Insurance Through NY State of Health

Apr 12, 2022

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- Access to quality, affordable health insurance is particularly important as we continue to confront a global pandemic. Nearly 99% of NY State of Health enrollees qualify for free or low-cost insurance that covers important benefits like doctor visits, mental health services, prescriptions and more. Enrollment for 2022 health coverage is still open for Qualified Health Plans through NY State of Health. Enrollment for Medicaid, Child Health Plus and Essential Plan is open year-round. Financial help through the American Rescue Plan remains available through 2022 to help lower premium costs for eligible New Yorkers.

Consumers continue to have a choice of health plan options and can use the NYS Provider & Health Plan Look-Up Tool to search for preferred provider networks, including doctors and hospitals. Free enrollment assistance is provided in local communities throughout the state.

Call the NY State of Health Customer Service Center at 1-855-355-5777 or visit NY State of Health for help. Stay Connected to NY State of Health to avoid missing important health insurance updates. Text START to 1-866-988-0327 to subscribe.