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Aug 21, 2013

There are two ways to find out if your health care providers (like doctors) and facilities (like hospitals) participate in Marketplace plans.  Anyone can search here.  Use the links in the attachment to access the provider networks of each health plan offered on NY State of Health.  These links will bring you to the websites of NY State of Health plans.  From there, you can search for your providers.  Or, as part of the application process, you can search for plans that your health care providers and facilities p

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Aug 20, 2013

NY State of Health can be used by individuals, families and small businesses with 50 or fewer employees. Everyone should come to the Marketplace to see what it can offer.

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Aug 20, 2013

Nearly 2.7 million New Yorkers under age 65 do not have a health plan. That is about 16 percent of people in New York State.

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Aug 20, 2013

NY State of Health is a new Health Plan Marketplace. Individuals, families, and small businesses can use it to buy health insurance. It lets you shop and compare many health plans. It is the only place to get help lowering the cost of health coverage.

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Aug 20, 2013

For individuals, coverage can start as early as January 1, 2014. Small businesses can choose the date when their plan starts. It can be the first day of any month starting with January 1, 2014.

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Aug 20, 2013

NY State of Health is a state-of-the-art website. It lets you shop for, compare, and buy a health plan online, in person or over the phone. Small employers can set a fixed amount to pay toward employee health plans. They can also provide a choice of health plans. We offer expert “helpers” for every step of the process. The Marketplace is the only place you can get tax credits to help lowering the cost of a health plan.

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Aug 20, 2013

Visit the glossary page on this website. It contains many common terms that are helpful to know.

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Aug 20, 2013

You can choose from many Qualified Health Plans at NY State of Health. We provide you with all the facts about each one. This helps you choose a plan that is best for you and your family. We also let you know which providers (like doctors and hospitals) are part of each health plan.

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Aug 20, 2013

All health plans offered by New York State of Health are licensed and approved by New York State. These plans are called Qualified Health Plans.  New Yorkers can also apply for public programs such as Medicaid and Child Health Plus. If you qualify for one of these programs, you can sign up right away.

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Aug 20, 2013

These are the 10 key health services that must be covered by every health plan.  All health plans sold at New York State of Health must include them. Most plans sold elsewhere for individuals and small businesses must also include them. The 10 “essential” services are:

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