Press Release: NY State of Health Joins Statewide Job Fair Circuit to Educate Job Seekers on Affordable Health Care Coverage
ALBANY (April 15, 2015) - New York State of Health (NYSOH), the state’s official health plan Marketplace, today announced that during the months of April and May, in person assistors and other staff will participate in career fairs statewide to educate job seekers on obtaining affordable health care coverage through the Marketplace. Individuals will be provided with information, have their questions answered, and set up appointments to learn more.
“Job seekers looking for new opportunities may also be in the market for affordable health care coverage,” said NYSOH Executive Director Donna Frescatore. “Having a presence at job fairs offers a one stop shopping approach, making it easier for attendees to get the right information they need to pick a plan and learn how to enroll.”
NYSOH will be present at the following Job Fairs:
April 16: 12:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Dr. King Career Fair
Empire State Plaza Convention Center, Albany
April 16: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Mazzone Career Fair
90 State Street, Albany
April 23: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
World of Skills Job Fair
Hotel Ithaca, 222 Cayuga St., Ithaca
May 14: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Choice Career Fairs
Holiday Inn, 440 West 57th St., Manhattan
May 19: 9 a.m. – 3p.m.
Buffalo News Career Fest
Millennium Airport Hotel, 2040 Walden Ave., Buffalo
For more NYSOH Marketplace events, visit http://info.nystateofhealth.ny.gov/events.
For more information on how to enroll, call at 1-855-355-5777, visit http://nystateofhealth.ny.gov, or find an enrollment assistor.
New York opened its Health Plan marketplace, NY State of Health, on October 2013. The Marketplace’s one stop health insurance shopping experience offers high quality comprehensive plans for consumers to choose from. NY State of Health is the only place where consumers can qualify to get help paying for coverage through premium discounts or tax credits. The NY State of Health Small Business Marketplace for employers with 50 or fewer employees is open to enrollment throughout the year. Eligible New Yorkers can also enroll in Medicaid or Child Health Plus 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.
Contact: New York State Department of Health
518 474 7354, ext. 1