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
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.
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— 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 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
Find affordable children’s dental services in all 5 boroughs (including children with disabilites) at ncludenyc.org/resources/contact-sheet/dental-services. The resource was created by IncludeNYC.
Updated on March 21, 2021
1824 Madison Avenue (at 119th Street), New York, NY 10035
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.
Updated on December 7, 2020