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Financial Information
Managed Care
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Harlem Hospital Center accepts a variety of Health Insurance and Managed Care Health Plans.

  • HHC Options
    HHC's financial assistance program offers help for patients applying for government-sponsored health insurance. For those who may not qualify for any type of insurance, it will reduce your bill to an affordable level.
  • MetroPlus
    An HHC subsidiary that provides low or no-cost health insurance through these plans -- Medicaid Managed Care, Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, Medicaid HIV Special Needs Plan and MetroPlus Medicare. MetroPlus also offers MetroPlus Gold for employees of HHC and their dependents.
  • Aetna
  • AmeriChoice
  • Emblem Health (HIP & GHI)
  • Empire BC/BS
  • Magnacare
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford
  • United Healthcare


  • AmidaCare
  • Fidelis


  • Magellan
  • Value Options
  • United Behavorial Health


  • DentaQuest
  • HealthPlex

If you need more information about Managed Care, you can see a Managed Care Coordinator in the Ronald H. Brown Pavilion or you can call (212) 939-8395.

MetroPlus and Healthfirst representatives are also available in the Ronald H. Brown Pavilion to assist you with the following;



PCP Assignment

Customer Service Issues

Other Public Financial Assistance - Our financial counselors can help you get financial assistance for healthcare costs through a number of programs.

Prescription Assistance - If you don't have prescription coverage, we can help you access several programs that could help.

If you need information about your managed care plan, please see a representative in the Customer Service Office. If you have Medicaid, please speak with one of our Medicaid Manage Care counselors about enrolling in a Managed Care Plan. For additional information, call us at (212) 939-8042.

The Pharmacy is conveniently located on the first floor of the Ronald H. Brown Ambulatory Care Pavilion. It is open from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. If you do not have Medicaid, Medicare or insurance coverage, there is a $10 co-payment for each prescription (212) 939-8073.

The Transportation Office will help you make arrangements to get to Harlem Hospital Center by ambulette or livery if you have Medicaid and your doctor recommends it. Call: (212) 939-8160.

We can help you get the family support and social services you need. Our Social Workers are specially trained to help you manage your care and make sure you and your family get the support you need. Call (212) 939-4600

Our World Trade Center Counseling Project provides counseling to victims or responders. Call (212) 939-3201 for additional information.

Harlem Hospital understands that information about you and your health is very personal. We are committed to protecting the privacy of that information.

The Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program provided eligible women and their children with supplement food nutrition, health education and referrals for health care services. Call (212) 939-2730 for more information on their location.

If you need to reach your physician after hours, please call (800) 353-7102

Usefull Links
>> Community Health Needs Assessment Report
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