Healthy New York

Healthy NY is offered through health insurance plans. You can find out which plans provide Healthy New York and what rates they are charging in your area by clicking here.

All HMOs in New York State offer the Healthy NY health insurance benefit packages to eligible businesses and individuals. Healthy NY includes health benefits that cover essential health needs including inpatient and outpatient hospital services, physician services, maternity care, preventative health services, diagnostic and x-ray services, and emergency services. Applicants may now choose a benefit package with a limited prescription drug benefit or a benefit package without a prescription drug benefit.

Although Healthy NY is available to small employers, sole proprietors, and uninsured working individuals, each group has its own set of eligibility criteria and participation rules. To determine if you are eligible to participate in Healthy NY, first determine to which category you belong. Then, click here to view the eligibility tables.

After you have determined your eligibility and which HMO you’d like to join, you can apply for Healthy NY by completing an application given to you by your HMO, or by completing the standard application found here.