NY State of Health, NY's Official Health Plan Marketplace
NY State of Health was established and is operated by the State of New York as part of the federal health care law.
It is mainly for small businesses and people who are under 65, live in New York, are uninsured, and can’t get health insurance through a job.
It contracts with insurance companies to offer private health insurance to individuals and small businesses.
It is federally approved to offer federal tax credits to lower health insurance costs to eligible individuals.
Very small businesses may get a two year tax credit if they purchase a plan in this marketplace.
Starting in January, 2014, it will enrollee eligible individuals, mainly children and adults under age 65, into public health insurance – Medicaid and Child Health Plus.
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To learn more about NY State of Health, click here. To sign up for insurance, click here.