Virtual GetCovered Day of Action on December 5 and 6
This online event will feature an Town Hall in English on Tuesday, December 5 and a Town Hall in Spanish on Wednesday, December 6, both at 2 p.m. The Town Hall event will be live streamed via Facebook.
New York State has resumed eligibility reviews for New Yorkers enrolled in Medicaid, Child Health Plus and the Essential Plan.
As of April 2023, renewal notices are going out to enrollees in these programs based on their enrollment end dates. Your renewal notice will include the deadline to take action to renew your insurance. Deadlines range from June 30, 2023 to May 31, 2024.
If you are currently enrolled in Medicaid, Child Health Plus or the Essential plan, avoid a gap in coverage and renew your health insurance on time. Make sure your information on the NY State of Health Marketplace or with the New York City Human Resources Administration (HRA) is up to date and look out for a renewal notice.
The NY State of Health Open Enrollment Period for coverage in a 2024 Qualified Health Plan began on November 16, 2023. Enroll by the 15th of the month for coverage starting on the first of the following month.
Enrollment in Medicaid, Child Health Plus and the Essential Plan is available year-round.
Expanded Eligibility for Financial Assistance
More New Yorkers now qualify to receive financial assistance to lower the cost of premiums. This assistance applies to current and new enrollees.
New Yorkers who do not qualify for Medicaid, Child Health Plus or the Essential Plan with incomes above $29,700 for individuals or $60,000 for a family of four can qualify to receive financial assistance to lower the cost of premiums.
Our counselors will:
Explain your health insurance and care options, regardless of your immigration status.
Help you and your family enroll in or renew health insurance.
Find out if you qualify for financial help to pay for a low-cost private health insurance plan.
Assist you with applying for SNAP benefits (food stamps).
Counselor Locations by Borough
Search a counselor by borough below to call for more information or to schedule an enrollment appointment.
Facilitated Enrollment for the Aged, Blind and Disabled
If you are 65 or older, certified blind or certified disabled, you may qualify for Medicaid. You can get free assistance to apply for Medicaid, Medicare and the Medicare Savings Program, which helps cover Medicare costs. Note, this assistance is separate from the NY State of Health Marketplace services.
To make an appointment, call 347-396-4705.
Health Insurance for Children in the Early Intervention Program