The NY State of Health Marketplace is a website that offers public and private health insurance options for individuals/families and small businesses. Financial help is available to lower the cost of coverage. The NY State of Health is mainly for:
New Yorkers can use the NY State of Health regardless of immigration status. Learn more about options for Immigrants.
NY State of Health Marketplace for Individuals and Families
NY State of Health Small Business Marketplace
You can apply for Medicaid, Child Health Plus and the Essential Plan any time of year. Small Businesses can enroll in health insurance any time of year.
Open enrollment is November 1 – January 31. Private insurance is only available during this time, unless you have a certain life-changing event.
If you have a life-changing event, you may qualify for a special enrollment period to sign up for health insurance. For example: