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New York State of Health; The Official Health Plan Marketplace

NY State of Health is an organized marketplace designed to help people shop for and enroll in health insurance coverage. Individuals, families and small businesses can use the Marketplace to help them compare insurance options, calculate costs and select coverage. The Marketplace has a section specifically for small businesses called “The Small Business Marketplace” that can make it simple and easy for you to offer high quality, affordable health insurance coverage to your employees while taking advantage of the small business health care tax credit. For more information, please contact the the Small Business Marketplace by phone at (855) 355-5777 or visit https://nystateofhealth.ny.gov/employer.

Child Health Plus

New York State has a health insurance plan for children through age 18 called Child Health Plus. Child Health Plus is run by the Department of Health and provides free or reduced-cost coverage. For more information on Child Health Plus eligibility and covered services, please visit the Department of Health or call (800) 698-4543. You can apply for Child Health Plus coverage through the New York State of Health Marketplace.

OCHIA

The Office of Citywide Health Insurance Access (OCHIA) is a resource for small businesses and people living in the metropolitan New York area that helps people determine if they qualify for any public health insurance programs, and if not, helps to find other affordable insurance. It also helps small businesses find coverage. For more information, please visit the OCHIA website.