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

Jan 30, 2018

New York, NY

MetroPlusHealth 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 MetroPlusHealth 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 MetroPlusHealth and NYC Health + Hospitals locations will be open an additional two to three hours per evening:

MetroPlusHealth 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 – 8PM
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
MetroPlusHealth Staten Island Community Office/ 238A Port Richmond Avenue
Staten Island, NY
10302
9AM – 8PM
MetroPlusHealth Brooklyn Community Office/ 2221 Church Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
11226
9AM – 8PM
MetroPlusHealth Queens Community Office/ 92-14 Roosevelt Avenue,
Jackson Heights, New York
11372
9AM – 8PM

“MetroPlusHealth 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 MetroPlusHealth. “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 MetroPlusHealth Health Plan.

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