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:
Are you a small business owner? Once you've taken the first steps towards providing quality, low-cost health insurance to your employees through NY State of Health, use this video to learn how to create a plan enrollment for your employees.
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.
These summaries show the benefits or health services that are covered by 2014 "standard" health plans offered in NY State of Health. Standard plans must have 10 Essential Health Benefits required by NY State of Health.
Summaries also show the amount you may pay (deductibles, copays) for those services.
Your best protection against fraud is being informed! Starting October 1, 2013, you can apply for health insurance through NY State of Health, The Official Health Plan Marketplace, on nystateofhealth.ny.gov. This document describes ways you can protect yourself from fraud.
This report was submitted to the NYS Legislature as required by Subdivision 1 of Section 206 of New York State Public Health Law enacted as part of the 2013-14 State Budget. The report outlines the progress and preparedness for the State of New York to begin accepting applications for insurance from individuals and small businesses starting on October 1, 2013 for coverage effective on January 1, 2014.