Open enrollment for NY State of Health, New York’s health plan marketplace, has been extended again.
The open enrollment period will now run through December 31. New Yorkers can apply for coverage through NY State of Health or directly through insurers.
The news comes after Cuomo announced expanded tax credits available through NY State of Health. The expansion will result in more New Yorkers being eligible for financial assistance and the further reduction in health insurance premiums in New York State.
Through the American Rescue Plan, which President Biden recently signed into law, increased tax credits are available to more than 150,000 consumers who are already enrolled in coverage, further lowering health care costs. In addition, in June 2021, NY State of Health will expand tax credits to tens of thousands of additional New Yorkers with higher incomes who, before the American Rescue Plan, did not qualify for financial assistance to lower the cost of premiums.