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Please visit the NY State of Health website for updated information, listing of events and more.

Find Health Insurance Coverage in New York State

Contact Community Health Advocates at (888) 614-5400 or for help with finding, keeping, and using health insurance in New York State.

Search for Coverage

The health care reform law creates a new web portal,, that will help individuals and small businesses find health insurance coverage. Through this web portal, individuals and small businesses can find options for private health insurance coverage in their area, as well as information about public programs that are available.

New York Programs

Uninsured residents with medical conditions that are expensive to treat may be eligible for the NY Bridge Plan, a new pre-existing condition insurance plan. For more information on this program, visit the Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan page.

You may qualify for reduced-cost health insurance through New York State programs such as:

Additional information on health insurance programs available in New York State and how to apply to them is available on the New York State Department of Financial Services website and the New York State Department of Health website.


Questions relating to health insurance in New York State can be addressed by the Department of Financial Services Consumer Services Bureau at 1-800-342-3736.