4. Family Health Plus

Family Health Plus

Applications for Family Health Plus will not be accepted after December 31, 2013, because of changes under the Affordable Care Act. Starting January 1, 2014, individuals should apply for health insurance coverage through the Marketplace; https://nystateofhealth.ny.gov/

“Family Health Plus is a public health insurance program for adults who are aged 19 to 64 who have income too high to qualify for Medicaid.  Family Health Plus is available to single adults, couples without children, and parents who are residents of New York State and are United States citizens or fall under one of many immigration categories.  Family Health Plus provides comprehensive coverage, including prevention, primary care, hospitalization, prescriptions and other services. There are minimal co-payments for some Family Health Plus services. Health care is provided through participating managed care plans in your area.”

For more information, please visit:

NYS Department of Health: Family Health Plus
NYC HRA: Public Health Insurance
NYC Health Insurance Link: Adults