You may be able to get help paying for a health plan when you enroll in NY State of Health.
Unlike most tax credits, you do not have to wait until you file your taxes to get the credit. Marketplace premium tax credits allow you to reduce your costs right away. You have the option to take all or some of the tax credit as an advance payment made directly to your health plan to lower their monthly health plan premium. Health insurance coverage is more affordable because you will pay less each month. The Marketplace will tell you if you qualify for assistance and the exact amount when you apply for coverage.
To learn if you can get help paying for your insurance and to see which plans you are eligible for, use the "Compare Plans and Estimate Cost" tool on the Individuals and Families page.