Healthy NY is a state-sponsored program offered through BlueShield of Northeastern New York. Healthy NY is designed to provide health insurance coverage to:
Enrolling in the Healthy NY program through BlueShield of Northeastern New York gives you the same quality care and service that you get from any plan offered by BlueShield. With many physicians and specialists to choose from, Healthy NY gives you access to the care you need when you need it.
Healthy NY offers important medical services such as regular medical checkups, hospital care and prescription benefits. Covered services are subject to a copayment.
The Healthy NY benefit package consists of all Essential Health Benefits as defined in the Affordable Care Act including:
The Healthy NY Small Business Program is a health insurance program for small businesses that do not currently provide group health insurance coverage.
Your business is eligible to offer Healthy NY if the business:
In order to participate, your business must:
Covered services are subject to a copayment. A copayment is an amount enrollees must pay at the time they receive services. The Healthy NY Small Employer Group Plan is also subject to a deductible. A deductible is a fixed amount during the annual benefit period that enrollees must pay before a plan starts to make payments for services.
In order to apply, you are required to provide a completed application with documentation verifying your current residence, current income and/or proof that you had worked within the past year. All Healthy NY applications must be in our possession by the 20th of the month in order to be eligible for the following first of the month's coverage.
Mail applications to:
PO Box 5204
Binghamton, NY 13902-9964
If you feel you qualify and you have questions or need other information, please call BlueShield of Northeastern New York at (518) 220-4600 or (800) 888-1238.