Many New Yorkers think they can't get health insurance because it costs too much, but NY State of Health's "Essential Plan" includes the same comprehensive benefits and there is no monthly premium and very low cost sharing, if you qualify.
Additional information regarding the Essential Plan is available in these resources:
The Hospital Participation Tool is designed to help you find participating hospitals in an insurer’s network in the Essential Plan and Qualified Health Plan programs. You can search by Insurer or by Hospital.
The time of year when you can enroll in a health plan depends upon the type of health plan you are eligible for. Learn more about NY State of Health Enrollment Periods through the fact sheet below. Please print, copy, link to and share.
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