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Affordable Health Care

The Essential Plan

 
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1-855-355-5777 or TTY: 1-800-662-1220 (assistance is available in your language by phone and in-person)
Find an in-person enrolled here
 
The Essential Plan is a health plan for New Yorkers with no premium for those who qualify. It covers all of the essential health benefits covered under the Qualified Health Plans offered on the Marketplace
 
Eligibility
Adults may be eligible if they: are U.S. citizens or meet immigration status requirements, an adult who is 19 – 64 years of age, New York resident, and meet income eligibility criteria as shown below.

Household size Most you can make

1

$25,760

2

$34,840

3

$43,920

4

$53,000

 
Services
— Free preventive care
— Tests ordered by your doctor
— Prescription drugs, inpatient and outpatient care at a hospital
— Specialists’ visits.
 
Eligible consumers will pay either $20 monthly premium or nothing, depending on income. Some plans include additional benefits such as adult dental and vision coverage for an additional premium. Certified health plans vary by area. Locate eligible plans at info.nystateofhealth.ny.gov/EssentialPlanMap.
 
Enrollment
Enrollment is open all year long. Call 1-855-355-5777 to sign up and for details on plan coverage or visit an enrollment organization in your borough. Use the broker link here.
 
Find more information at info.nystateofhealth.ny.gov/essentialplan.
 
Updated on June 2, 2021
 


NYC Health + Hospitals/ NYC Care

 
Locations: https://www.nyccare.nyc/locations
(646) 692-2273
NYCCare@nychhc.org

 
NYC Care
is an option for low-cost or free health services in New York City. The services are available citywide for  New Yorkers who do not qualify for or cannot afford health insurance based on federal guidelines.
 
To learn about eligibility and how to apply visit NYC Care or call (646) 692-2273.
 

NYC Care es una opción para servicios de salud a bajo costo o gratis en la ciudad de Nueva York. Los servicios están disponibles en todos los condados de la ciudad.
 
Para aprender sobre cómo calificar y cómo aplicar haga click aquí, llame al (646) 692-2273, o visite la página NYCCare.

 
Updated on October 26, 2020
 


Affordable/Free Clinics per Borough

 
kisspng-clinic-hospital-medicine-clip-art-construct-5adcc3527e6f03.2194210715244173625179Find free and sliding scale clinics all the 5 NYC boroughs by neighborhood and services offered.
 
Manhattan | Manhattan in Spanish
Brooklyn | Brooklyn in Spanish
Bronx | Bronx in Spanish
Queens | Queens in Spanish
Staten Island | Staten Island in Spanish
All boroughs | All boroughs in Spanish
Affordable Dental and Eye Care | Affordable Dental and Eye Care in Spanish
 

Hay lugares en los 5 condados donde las familias pueden encontrar atención médica asequible.
 
• Manhattan • Brooklyn • Bronx • Queens •  Staten Island • Todos los condadosAffordable Dental and Eye Care in Spanish

 
Updated on October 26, 2020
 


The Institute for Family Health (East Harlem)

 

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www.institute.org
1824 Madison Avenue (at 119th Street), New York, NY 10035
(212) 423-4400
 
 
 
The Institute
offers high-quality, low-cost health care for all. In all their 31 practices, patients are not turned away if they are not able to pay. The Institute for Family Health has primary care, mental health, dental care, social work and many other services to patients of all ages.  Find the nearest location here.

 

El Instituto Para La Salud de la Familia brinda atención médica y a bajo costo para todos. Todos los pacientes son aceptados en las 31 ubicaciones del instituto. Encuentra servicios de salud primaria, mental, dental, trabajo social y otros para todas las edades aquí.

 
Updated on December 7, 2020
 


East Harlem Health Outreach Partnership

 
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17 East 102nd Street, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10029
(877) 372 -4161
ehhop.clinic@icahn.mssm.edu
 
The East Harlem Health Outreach Partnership (EHHOP) is the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai’s student-run, physician-supervised free clinic. EHHOP provides primary care to uninsured adults in East Harlem. Services are confidential and are provided at no cost.
 
Eligibility
To be an EHHOP patient you must:
– Live in East Harlem in the ZIP Codes 10029, 10035, 10128 at or above 86th St.
– Be 21 years old or older.
– Not have insurance and not qualify for insurance/Medicaid.
 
Services
Primary Care, Women’s Health, Mental Health, Care Coordination, Ophthalmology, Cardiology, Podiatry, and Social Work.
 
Schedule
Saturdays, 9 am – 12 pm.
Every Week: Medical Clinic, Mental Health Clinic, Nursing Care, Access to Care Team (ACT), and Social Work.
Twice per month: Women’s Health Clinic, Ophthalmology Clinic.
Once per month: Cardiology and Podiatry Clinics.
 
Scheduling an appointment: Please leave a message at the EHHOP Clinic main number at (877)-372-4161 with your name and phone number and a clinic team member will get back to you.
 


La Asociación de Difusión de Salud de East Harlem (EHHOP) es una clínica gratuita supervisada por médicos y dirigida por estudiantes de la Escuela de Medicina de Icahn en Mount Sinai. EHHOP brinda atención primaria a adultos sin seguro en East Harlem. Los servicios son confidenciales y se brindan sin costo alguno.
 
Elegibilidad
Para ser un paciente de EHHOP debes:
– Vivir en East Harlem en los códigos postales 10029, 10035, 10128 en 86th St. o más arriba
– Tener 21 años de edad o más.
– No tener seguro y no calificar para seguro/Medicaid.
 
Servicios
Atención Primaria, salud de la mujer, salud mental, coordinación de atención, oftalmología, cardiología, podología y trabajo Social.
 
Programación
Sábados de 9 am – 12 pm.
Todas las semanas: Clínica médica, clínica de salud mental, atención de enfermería, equipo de coordinación para atención médica (ACT) y trabajo social.
Dos veces al mes: Clínica de Salud de la Mujer, Clínica de Oftalmología.
Una vez al mes: Clínicas de Cardiología y Podología.
 
Agendando una cita: Deja un mensaje en el número principal de la Clínica EHHOP (877)-372-4161 con tu nombre y número de teléfono, y un miembro del equipo de la clínica se comunicará de vuelta.

 
Updated on January 16, 2021
 


Federally Qualified Health Centers

 
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What is an FQHC?
 
FQHCs (Federally Qualified Health Centers) are in most cities and many rural areas. They will help you, even if you have no health insurance. You pay what you can afford, based on your income.
 
FQHCs are open to all, regardless of their ability to pay. FQHCs use a sliding fee scale with discounts based on patients’ family size and income.
 
Locate a Federally Qualified Health Center with this health center locator tool where you can search for a health center by address, state, or county. The locator tool is managed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
 
Updated on September 1, 2020
 


COVID-19 Testing & Medical Care

 

All New Yorkers should get tested for COVID-19. Tests are fast, simple, and free. Look for a testing site near your home. You will not be asked about immigration status. COVID-19 testing and care services are not a public benefit under the public charge rule.

 
Find more information at the COVID-19 City Wide Information Portal.
 
You can find daily updates of information about people who have tested positive for COVID-19 in NYC here.
 

Todos los neoyorquinos deben hacerse una prueba para el virus COVID-19. Las pruebas son rápidas, simples y gratis. Encuentra un lugar donde realicen pruebas cercano a tu casa. Nadie preguntará por tu estado inmigratorio. La prueba para COVID-19 y los servicios médicos no son un beneficio bajo la regla de carga pública.

 
Encuentra más información en el  Portal de Información de COVID-19 de Toda la Ciudad de Nueva York.
 
También puedes encontrar noticias diarias acerca del numero de personas que fueron positivas para COVID-19 en Nueva York aquí.


MEDICAL CARE
 
Message from the NYC Department of Health: Folks who do not have a health provider and need care for COVID-19 symptoms can call 844-NYC-4NYC or 844-692-4692. For more information visit https://www1.nyc.gov/site/doh/covid/covid-19-providers.page
 
Mensaje del Departamento de Salud de la Ciudad de Nueva York: Personas que no tengan un proveedor de salud y necesiten recibir atención médica pueden llamar al 844-NYC-4NYC (844-692-4692). Para más información visite https://www1.nyc.gov/site/doh/covid/covid-19-providers.page
 
Updated on November 3, 2021
 


Free Medical Care during Pregnancy

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Prenatal Care in New York State
Call 311 and ask for Medicaid for Pregnant Women
Call the Growing Up Healthy Hotline at 800-522-5006
 
Free Medicaid coverage is available for pregnant women through the New York State Department of Health.
 
If you’re pregnant and uninsured, you may qualify to sign up for an insurance plan through the NY State of Health Marketplace, even if the enrollment period is closed.
 
Furthermore, free coverage is available regardless of immigration status. Babies receive health care services for at least one year after birth. Note: Extended access to family planning services is available to women who have Medicaid while pregnant but lose coverage after pregnancy.
 

Cobertura médica gratuita disponible (administrada por Medicaid) para mujeres embarazadas existe a través del Departamento de Salud del Estado de Nueva York.
 
Si estás embarazada y no cuentas con un seguro médico, podrías calificar para un plan de seguro en el Mercado de Salud del Estado de NY, aún cuando el periodo de inscripción haya cerrado.
 
Además, la cobertura gratuita estará disponible para ti independientemente de tu estado inmigratorio. Bajo esta cobertura, los bebés recibirán servicios de salud hasta por lo menos un año después de haber nacido. Nota: Los servicios extendidos de planeación familiar están disponibles para mujeres embarazadas con Medicaid, pero perderán cobertura después del embarazo.

 
Updated on July 20, 2020
 


The Pride Health Center at NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan

 
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1901 First Avenue (at 97th Street), New York, NY 10029
(212) 423-7292

 
The Pride Health Center at NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan is designed to focus on the health needs and disparities specific to the LGBTQ+ community. We see patients on Monday afternoons and Wednesday evenings by appointment only. Saturday hours will resume soon.
 
HOW IT WORKS
To schedule an appointment, contact (212) 423-7292 or metlgbt@nychhc.org
 
SERVICES & HOURS OF OPERATION
— Transgender health care, including hormone therapy and gender-affirming surgery
— Women’s health
— Men’s health
— Young adult care
— General medical/specialty referrals
— Immunizations
— Preventive care services
— Social work
Hours of operation: Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM-4:30 PM
Additional hours on Wednesday until 8 PM
 
ELIGIBILITY
To determine eligibility, call (212) 423-7292
 
To learn more, visit nychealthandhospitals.org/metropolitan/our-services/lgbtq-health-center/
 
Updated on March 5, 2021
 


The Ali Forney Center

 
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Harlem Drop-In Center: 321 West 125th Street, New York, NY 10027
(212) 206-0574
 
The Ali Forney Center’s mission is to protect LGBTQ youth from the harms of homelessness and empower them with the tools needed to live independently. To learn more, visit: aliforneycenter.org
 
SERVICES
Housing and Job Readiness
Drop-In Center: any LGBTQ youth can access food, medical care, mental health services, and more.
Outreach Program: supportive services and education to homeless, runaway, street-based, and at-risk LGBTQ youth ages 16-24.
Transitional living.
Job and readiness education.
 
Health
— On-site primary care and psychiatric services through a contract with The Institute for Family Health.
— Insurance enrollment.
— HIV/AIDS prevention, outreach, and treatment.
— STI testing and treatment.
— PEP and PrEP resources.
— Hormone replacement therapy.
— Birth control and contraception.
— Medical specialty referrals.
 
Learn more visiting https://www.aliforneycenter.org/programs
 
Updated on March 5, 2021


Callen Lorde Community Health Center

 
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Chelsea: 356 West 18th Street, New York, NY 10011 | (212) 271-7200
Bronx: 3144 3rd Avenue, Bronx, NY 10451 | (718) 215-1800
Brooklyn: 40 Flatbush Ave Ext, Brooklyn, NY 11201 | (212) 271-7200

 
Callen-Lorde Community Health Center provides sensitive, quality healthcare and related services targeted to New York’s LGBTQ communities—in all their diversity—regardless of ability to pay. To further this mission, Callen-Lorde promotes health education and wellness, and advocates for LGBTQ health issues regardless of ability to pay.
 
HOW IT WORKS
Callen-Lorde provides all healthcare services regardless of ability to pay.
For uninsured/underinsured patients, Callen-Lorde provides a sliding fee based on your income. Visit co-pays can range from $0-$100. Please note that labs and prescriptions are not included in this co-pay. Any labs will be an additional cost, from approximately $50-$150.
 
SERVICES
Current patients can schedule the following appointments online:
— Telehealth (virtual) primary care
— Telehealth (virtual) sexual health care
— COVID-19 testing
— Flu shots
 
ELIGIBILITY
Register to be a new patient by emailing registration@callen-lorde.org with:
— A filled-out New Patient Registration and Consent Form | English Form | Spanish Form
— A picture of your government-issued photo ID (examples include: NYC ID, driver’s license, or passport)
 
If insured: a photo of your insurance card (front and back)
 
Once your information is received, expect a phone call from (212) 271-7200 for an intake.
 
If you are unable to register online (due to technology or other issues), you can walk into any of the sites from 9 AM-3 PM Monday-Friday to fill out a paper registration. Please bring a government-issued photo ID and your insurance card (if insured).
 
Learn more by visiting the FAQ site at callen-lorde.org/faq
 
Updated on March 5, 2021
 



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