New York - Essential Plan - How to Enroll

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Essential Plan

How To Enroll

You may be eligible to join if you live in any of the following counties: Albany, Bronx, Broome, Cayuga, Chautauqua, Chemung, Chenango, Clinton, Columbia, Dutchess, Erie, Essex, Fulton, Genesee, Greene, Jefferson, Kings, Lewis, Livingston, Madison, Monroe, Nassau, New York (Manhattan) Niagara, Oneida, Onondaga, Ontario, Orange, Oswego, Queens, Rensselaer, Richmond, Rockland, Seneca, St. Lawrence, Suffolk, Tioga, Ulster, Warren, Wayne, Westchester and Wyoming.

UnitedHealthcare Community Plan has Marketplace Facilitated Enrollers in your neighborhood to help you complete your application on the New York State of Health website. Just call 1-888-617-8979 and a representative will call you to schedule an appointment.

For more information on the Essential Plan, call 1-888-617-8979.

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1-888-617-8979
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Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. EST.

Member Information

Member Website

Already a member? You have access to our member-only website. Print ID cards and more. View our handbook below.

Gym Reimbursement Forms

More Resources

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Lookup Tools

Doctor Lookup

Search for doctors, hospitals and specialists.

Provider Directories
View Drug List

Find medications covered by this plan.

Pharmacy Search

Find a pharmacy near you.

Find a Dentist

Find a dentist near you.

To learn more about applying for health insurance, including Medicaid, Child Health Plus, Essential Plan, and Qualified Health Plans through NY State of Health, The Official Health Plan Marketplace, visit www.nystateofhealth.ny.gov or call  1-855-355-5777.