Qualified Health Plans Information

Qualified Health Plans are available through NY State of Health to individuals who are:

The price you pay each month will depend on the plan you pick and if you are eligible for premium tax credits.

  • Most people are eligible for tax credits which lower your monthly cost. 
  • Tax credits are calculated based on your income, household size, and where you live.

You can enroll in a Qualified Health Plan during the annual Open Enrollment Period or a Special Enrollment Period, if you are eligible.  Instructions on how to enroll are available here.


Learn more about Qualified Health Plans:

  • Read the Qualified Health Plan At a Glance card to learn about eligibility, covered benefits, and costs.
  • Use the Plans by County Tool to learn what Qualified Health Plans are available in your county.
  • Read the How to Pick a Health Plan fact sheet to learn about the 6 things to consider when choosing a Qualified Health Plan.
  • Use the Compare Plans and Estimate Cost tool to get an estimate of any tax credit you may be eligible for.
  • Use the NYS Provider & Health Plan Look-Up tool when you are deciding which health plan to enroll in or when you are looking for a provider, for example a hospital or doctor, that works with your plan.