MetroPlus & NYC Health + Hospitals Extend Health Insurance Enrollment Hours Across NYC Ahead of January 31 Deadline

NEW YORK--()--MetroPlus Health Plan announced today that its health insurance enrollment locations across the city will be open later in the evening during the final days of the current Open Enrollment Period. Today and tomorrow, January 30-31, New Yorkers can continue to enroll in quality, affordable health insurance, as MetroPlus community offices and enrollment offices at NYC Health + Hospitals locations extend hours until 8 p.m. The extended hours are part of GetCoveredNYC, which is also partnering with City and elected officials to reach all New Yorkers in need of health insurance by the January 31st enrollment deadline through public events. The following MetroPlus and NYC Health + Hospitals locations will be open an additional two to three hours per evening:

MetroPlus Enrollment Location     Address     Enrollment Hours
NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi    

1400 Pelham Parkway South
Bronx, NY 10461

    9AM – 8PM
NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln    

234 East 149th Street
Bronx, New York 10451

    9AM – 8PM
NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx    

3424 Kossuth Avenue
Bronx, New York 10467

    9AM – 8PM
NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island     2601 Ocean Parkway
Brooklyn, New York 11235
    9AM – 7PM
NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County    

451 Clarkson Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11203

    9AM – 8PM
NYC Health + Hospitals/Woodhull     760 Broadway
Brooklyn, New York 11206
    9AM – 8PM
NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue     462 First Avenue
New York, New York 10016
    9AM – 8PM
NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem     506 Lenox Avenue
New York, New York 10037
    9AM – 8PM
NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan     1901 First Avenue
New York, New York 10029
    9AM – 8PM
NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst     79-01 Broadway
Elmhurst, New York 11373
    9AM – 8PM
NYC Health + Hospitals/Queens     82-68 164th Street
Jamaica, New York 11432
    9AM – 8PM
MetroPlus Staten Island Community Office    

238A Port Richmond Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10302

    9AM – 8PM
MetroPlus Brooklyn Community Office    

2221 Church Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11226

    9AM – 8PM
MetroPlus Queens Community Office    

92-14 Roosevelt Avenue
Jackson Heights, New York

11372

    9AM – 8PM
       

“MetroPlus is proud to partner with NYC Health + Hospitals to enroll New Yorkers in high quality affordable health coverage,” said Seth Diamond, Chief Operating Office of MetroPlus. “Now is the time to enroll in health insurance and we look forward to assisting even more New Yorkers in these final days of open enrollment find the health coverage that is right for them.”

“There are just a couple days left in the current open enrollment period and it’s more important now than ever that New Yorkers sign up for health insurance under the ACA,” said Mayor de Blasio. “I’m so appreciative of our hardworking teams who have been hitting the streets for months, helping New Yorkers get the most out of the resources available to them.”

“We’re hitting the streets for this final push and to reach all New Yorkers in the coming days. It is important to bring the government to the people, which is why GetCoveredNYC is spreading out across the city to meet New Yorkers in their communities,” said Regina Schwartz, director of the NYC Mayor’s Public Engagement Unit. “Now is the time to for New Yorkers to take action. Signing up for health insurance is fast and affordable and the GetCoveredNYC team is eager to help you understand your options and navigate the enrollment process.”

Launched in 2016, GetCoveredNYC is a citywide initiative that helps New Yorkers enroll in healthcare insurance and access primary and preventive care. GetCoveredNYC specialists proactively engage uninsured New Yorkers, providing free support to help people understand their eligibility and assist them throughout the enrollment process. New Yorkers can enroll in low- or no-cost, quality insurance through the New York State of Health marketplace. The initiative is a partnership between the Mayor’s Public Engagement Unit, NYC Health and Hospitals, Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Human Resources Administration and MetroPlus Health Plan.

Facilitated enrollers from MetroPlus and NYC Heath + Hospitals will be available through January 31 to help eligible uninsured New Yorkers enroll. For more information, visit www.metroplus.org or call MetroPlus member services at 1-855-809-4073, Monday through Saturday, 8 am to 8 pm.

Contacts

MetroPlus Health Plan
Kathryn Knox Soman, 212-908-8588
SOMANK@METROPLUS.ORG

Release Summary

METROPLUS & NYC HEALTH + HOSPITALS EXTEND HEALTH INSURANCE ENROLLMENT HOURS ACROSS NYC AHEAD OF JANUARY 31 DEADLINE

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Contacts

MetroPlus Health Plan
Kathryn Knox Soman, 212-908-8588
SOMANK@METROPLUS.ORG