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Paying for Your Health Care

Financial concerns should not keep New Yorkers from seeking the health care their families need. NYC Health + Hospitals health care system hospitals and health centers give patients the opportunity to explore a variety of affordable insurance and payment options, always keeping information and immigration status private. Learn more about our Mission to keep New Yorkers healthy, regardless of ability to pay.

Health Insurance Search

To find out if your health insurance is accepted at NYC Health + Hospitals, click here

You and your family have many new health insurance options through New York’s Health Plan Marketplace — a place where you can shop for, compare, and enroll in health insurance programs and apply for assistance that could lower the cost of health coverage. Individuals and families may also qualify for free or low-cost coverage from Medicaid or Child Health Plus through the Marketplace. Anyone who needs health coverage can apply. Visit

MetroPlus – MetroPlus is NYC Health + Hospitals’ own health insurance plan that provides low or no-cost health insurance for adults, children, and families and offers special plans for NYC Health + Hospitals employees, people with HIV, and individuals who need long-term care. Learn more at

NYC Health + Hospitals health care system hospitals also accept a variety of other health insurance plans. For specific details, ask a financial counselor in your preferred NYC Health + Hospitals health care system hospital or health center.

Financial Assistance – If you do not qualify or cannot afford for any of the free or low-cost health insurance plans available, you may qualify for one of our financial assistance programs —NYC Care or Options — to make our health care services affordable for you and your family.

The Cost of Services

NYC Health + Hospitals facilities are committed to providing you with as much information as possible about our charges. The information on the link below contains the charges for all services and items provided by the hospital.

The charges are uniform for all patients served by the hospital. However, the hospital charges rarely reflect the expected out-of-pocket expense for a specific hospital service, nor do they reflect the actual payment that the hospital will receive for those services. Your own charges and out-of-pocket expenses will depend on one or more of the following:

  • the actual patient care services received
  • the terms of your insurance coverage, including your specific co-insurance, co-payment and deductible, and/or
  • your eligibility for financial assistance

The charges provided are for hospital services only and do not reflect any charges you may receive from the physicians caring for you.

Average Cost of Hospital Stay by Condition – Diagnosis Related Group (DRG)

Hospital Charge Detail List for NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island, NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst, NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem, NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln, and NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan

Hospital Charge Detail List for NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue, NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi, NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County, NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx, NYC Health + Hospitals/Queens, and NYC Health + Hospitals/Woodhull

COVID-19 tests are available FREE at all NYC Health + Hospitals testing sites. Insurance is not required to receive a free COVID-19 test or an antibody test at any NYC Health + Hospitals location. If patients have insurance, we bill the insurer directly and never charge a co-pay or co-insurance.

The charges listed below reflect the standard charge amounts that the government requires us to publicly post and do not reflect costs to patients.

COVID-19 Test Pricing Information

Avoid Surprises. – Reduce your chances of receiving an unexpected invoice for non-emergency health care. Click here to get information about how to reach our financial counselors, what health plans we participate in, and the costs for many of our services at all our hospitals and health centers.