Media Advisory: NY State of Health Announces Statewide ‘Sign Up New York’ Tour Is Stopping at Green Acres Mall
Marvel Super Hero Captain America Appearance Will Help Raise Awareness of Quality Affordable Health Insurance in New York State and opportunity for on-site enrollment
What: NY State of Health assistors will share information about affordable health insurance and how New Yorkers can shop, compare and determine their eligibility for financial assistance through the NY State of Health marketplace. New this year: New Yorkers will be able to enroll in a health plan on-site, at the tour stop. Marvel Super Hero, Captain America, will join the event for photos and a Marvel Custom Solutions’ coloring pages giveaway.
When: Friday, January 8: 12 noon. – 9 p.m.
Saturday, January 9: 12 noon – 9 p.m.; CAPTAIN AMERICA: January 9, 12 noon - 3 p.m.
Sunday, January 10: 12 noon- – 6 p.m.
Where: Green Acres Mall: 2034 West Circle Drive, Valley Stream, NY
Level one, in front of JC Penney
At the Sign Up NY mall events, consumers will be able to:
- Get information about the Marketplace
- Learn about financial assistance that may be available
- Make appointments with in-person assistors
- Enroll in a health plan
- Meet Marvel Super Heroes (on select dates)
- Spin the Wheel of Surprise: answer a question about the Marketplace and win a small prize
To sign up onsite, consumers need to bring the following information for each member of the family:
- Birth dates
- Social security numbers or document numbers
- Employment, income and health insurance information
For more information about NY State of Health and future events, visit: http://info.nystateofhealth.ny.gov/events.
About NY State of Health
New York opened its Health Plan Marketplace, NY State of Health, in October 2013. The Marketplace's one stop health insurance shopping experience offers high quality comprehensive health plans. NY State of Health is the only place where consumers can qualify to get help paying for coverage through premium discounts or tax credits. Eligible New Yorkers can also enroll in Medicaid, Child Health Plus and the Essential Plan through the Marketplace all year. For more information about the NY State of Health Marketplace, please visit: https://nystateofhealth.ny.gov/ or call Customer Service at 1-855-355-5777, TTY: 1.800.662.1220 or find an enrollment assistor.
About Marvel Entertainment
Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world's most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of more than 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy-five years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing and publishing. For more information visit http://marvel.com/ © 2016 MARVEL
For additional information, please contact:
New York State Department of Health
518 474 7354, ext. 1