Now that you’ve enrolled in a health plan through NY State of Health, you may have some questions about how to use your health plan coverage. Here are some resources with answers to the questions you may have:
Producers who wish to sell, solicit or negotiate health insurance through the NY State of Health (NYSOH) Marketplace must complete the certification course(s) offered by the Department of Financial Services’ (DFS) network of approved continuing education (CE) provider organizations. Certification on the Small Business Marketplace (SBM) is a prerequisite for certification on the Individual Marketplace.
To view the course training schedule and list of approved vendors, click here.
On April 25, 2014, NY State of Health issued its invitation to insurers to participate for the 2015 plan year. The invitation and related documents are listed below.
All questions about the application process should be directed to the Invitation Administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org. Answers to common questions that have been received are located in the "Questions and Answers" file listed below and posted on 11/24/14.
On January 13, 2014, the Senate Standing Committees on Health and Insurance held a public hearing on the implementation of NY State of Health. Donna Frescatore's, Executive Director of NY State of Health, testimony is attached here.
Small group employers may authorize a Broker to work on their behalf in the Small Business Marketplace. This completed and signed Broker of Record letter will need to be uploaded as part of the online Employer Application.
Individuals may authorize a Broker to work on their behalf in the Individual Marketplace. This completed and signed Broker of Record letter will need to be uploaded as part of the online Individual Marketplace Application.
We are pleased that many organizations have expressed an interest in co-branding marketing and education materials with the Marketplace. Attached is guidance detailing the permissible uses and review process for co-branding.
NY State of Health submitted the following documents to HHS in advance of its Operational Readiness Review/Implementation Review in August 2013. These documents supplement and update the previously posted Blueprint Documents.