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NY State of Health Marketplace Enrollment for 2019 is 4.7 Million People


The NY State of Health, the state’s official health plan marketplace, just announced that 4.7 million people have signed up for health insurance during open enrollment which ended January 31, 2019.  

The Essential Plans, introduced in 2016, continue to help bridge a gap for lower income individuals and families, including young adults, by offering affordable options.

Breakdown of NY State of Health Enrollees as of January 31, 2019:

- Total Enrollment:  4,767,624
- Total Medicaid Enrollment: 3,287,846
- Total non-Medicaid Enrollment:  1,479,778
         * Essential Plan: 790,152
        * Child Health Plus: 417,753
         * Qualified Health Plan: 281,873

Financial assistance is available for a majority of people enrolling in plans through NY State of Health Marketplace.  Open enrollment has ended but individuals witha qualifying life event may be eligible for a special enrollment period.  Enrollment for the Essential Plan, Medicaid, and Child Health Plus is open year-round.

Visit nystateofhealth.ny.gov or contact a broker or navigator, like me, Lisa!

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