Health Insurance Assistance

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Category: Health

Organization: NYC Human Resources Administration

Description: Every New Yorker can get health insurance. There are low-cost and free plans for people who qualify, and counselors to help you choose a plan. Get help understanding your health insurance options and enrolling in a plan. Open enrollment through the NY State Marketplace is from November to January each year. Options are available for all New Yorkers, even if you are not a citizen Insurance is required for most people by the Affordable Care Act; you can get fined if you are not enrolled. All New Yorkers can get help understanding and enrolling in health insurance. Depending on your age and income, you may also be eligible for public health insurance.

Phone: Call the hotline Call the HRA hotline at 888-692-6116 to learn more.
; Call the Health Plan Marketplace at 855-355-5777 if you are under 65 years old. Call the HRA Helpline at 888-692-6111 if you are 65 and over, or need Medicaid due to a disability. ;, or on Medicare,

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Additional Info

Application Process: If you are under age 65, you must apply through NY State of Health: Enroll online through NY State of Health website. Call NY State of Health at 855-355-5777 or TTY: 800-662-1220 to enroll by phone. Find a free health insurance assistor to help you enroll in person. If you are age 65 and over, or on Medicare, or need Medicaid related to a disability: Visit HRA's Medical Assistance Program Offices to enroll in public health insurance. Call the HRA Helpline at 888-692-6111 to enroll by phone. Visit the NY State of Health website to enroll for coverage online, if you are under 65 years old.
Enroll online https://access.nyc.gov/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/PHI_-ApplicationandInstructions_EN.pdf ; Find a free health insurance assistor to help you enroll if you are under 65 years old. Visit any Medical Assistance Program Office if you are 65 years old and over, or on Medicare, or need Medicaid related to a disability. Call 311 For general questions on health insurance. Visit the HRA Health assistance website to find out more about public health insurance. Call the HRA hotline at 888-692-6116 for more information or 311 for general questions. Visit the Office of Citywide Health Insurance Access to learn more about health insurance options. Find a free health insurance assistor to get help in person. Get help in person Find a free health insurance assistor to get help in person.

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blurb: Low-cost and free health insurance

required_document: Each health insurance program will require different documents to enroll. Once you decide what insurance option you will enroll in, they will tell you what documents you will need to apply.

program_code: S2R011