Get Ahead: Open Enrollment for Insurance Begins November 1st!

Apicha Community Health Center Oct 09, 2017  

Sleeping Bulldog Puppy 2.jpg

Are you wondering this year's insurance enrollment period?

Are you confused about what plan is best for you?

Are you overwhelmed by the different steps it takes to get insured? 

We understand that this is an intimidating process.

 

Make an appointment for health insurance enrollment here. 

 

Here Are The Really Important Dates 

Open Enrollment Period for health insurance begins November 1, 2017 and ends January 31, 2018. 

If you already have insurance, you cannot make any changes to your plan until November 16, 2017.

January 1, 2018: Plans sold during Open Enrollment Period start.

For updates on timelines and dates, click here.

 

The N.Y. State Basics 

"Marketplace" is the official health plan that New York State implemented in 2013.  Open enrollment for New Yorkers looking for affordable health coverage through Qualified Health Plans begins on November 1, 2017 and runs through January 31, 2018. 

“Since its start three years ago, NY State of Health has had tremendous success, enrolling more than 2.8 million New Yorkers in affordable coverage through the Marketplace. We are pleased to announce the plans that will be offered in 2017, including a new option for consumers qualifying for Essential Plan coverage” - NY State of Health Executive Director, Donna Frescatore

The creation of this plan was to get as many people insured as possbile in N.Y. State. Because health insurance is so costly, this program is crucial to making sure people are not prevented from being covered because of their incomes. The Marketplace was incited to give people of all incomes a chance to get covered and seek the health services they need to take care of themselves and their families. 

 

Apicha CHC is Here To Help 

Our Enroll Manhattan Project  seeks to help New Yorkers obtain care, through understanding health insurance, how it can best work for them, and helping those who are uninsured and underinsured obtain health insurance.

What we can help you with: 

  • choosing a plan that works for you 
  • filling out the necessary paperwork 
  • making sure you understand your rights and benefits 

You can visit our website here to learn more about our Community Health Education programs & our Enroll Manhattan Project. 

Apicha Community Health Center | LGBT Health Center in NYC


Ready to take action about your health?
 request an appointment

Subscribe For Updates

Early Signs of HIV

Early Signs of HIV

Early HIV is the beginning stage of HIV disease, right after HIV infection occurs. If you were not...
Substance Abuse 101: Cocaine

Substance Abuse 101: Cocaine

Cocaine is another commonly abused substance. It has a number of negative health effects and is...
Substance Abuse 101: Alcohol

Substance Abuse 101: Alcohol

Alcohol is one of the most popular, easily accessible, and dangerous substance people can abuse....
How to Celebrate Pride Sober

How to Celebrate Pride Sober

Pride Month is all about being proud of who you are and celebrating yourself. For the LGBTQ+...
Transgender Sexual Health Guide: Safer Sex

Transgender Sexual Health Guide: Safer Sex

When it comes to sex, there’s a serious lack of resources available to transgender people that...
Apicha CEO Honored as a Crain's 2019 Notable Women in Health Care

Apicha CEO Honored as a Crain's 2019 Notable Women in Health Care

Apicha CHC is proud to announce that its CEO Therese Rodriguez has been recognized as one of...
Apicha CHC Showcases HIV Services During HRSA Visit

Apicha CHC Showcases HIV Services During HRSA Visit

This week, the Human Resources and Services Administration visited Apicha CHC to tour our...
New End the HIV Epidemic by 2030 Plan Announced

New End the HIV Epidemic by 2030 Plan Announced

The Health Resources and Services Administration has unveiled its new plan to help end the HIV/AIDS...
NY Governor Announces Opposition to Federal Rollback on Healthcare Protections for Trans & Gender Nonconforming Individuals

NY Governor Announces Opposition to Federal Rollback on Healthcare Protections for Trans & Gender Nonconforming Individuals

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced multi-agency opposition to the federal government's proposed...
Project Connect Presents: Let's Talk About Mental Health, Baby!

Project Connect Presents: Let's Talk About Mental Health, Baby!

Join Project Connect in recognizing National Health Center Week for their "A Healthier Me" workshop...