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Office of Citywide Health Insurance Access
Welcome to Health Insurance Link (HILINK). This website helps New Yorkers learn how to get the health coverage and care they need.
About OCHIA


Making Sure Birth Control Methods are Free

Making Sure Birth Control Methods are Free
The federal government issued new guidance to tell insurance companies they must cover all methods of contraceptive care without charging patients copays or deductibles.
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New Health Insurance Protections for Transgender New Yorkers

New Health Insurance Protections for Transgender New Yorkers
Recent changes in New York State and federal private and public insurance policies will help transgender New Yorkers access care.
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New Health Insurance Protections for Transgender New Yorkers

Life Events Special Enrollment Period: February 16, 2015 – October 30, 2015
After February 15, 2015, you can enroll in a 2015 health insurance plan through the NY State of Health Marketplace if you have a life event that qualifies you for a Special Enrollment Period.
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Choosing A Qualified Health Plan

Need Help Choosing a Plan?
Choosing the right plan can be overwhelming, let us help you get started.
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Need Health Insurance?

Need Health Insurance?
If you are looking for health insurance, learn about your options here.
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ABCs of Health Care Terms

Be an Educated Health Care Consumer
Most of us don’t know healthcare terms until we need to, like when we go to the doctor or get a bill. Learn the ABCs of health care.
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Young Adults

Young Adults
There are low-cost options for you. Find out how you can save money and get insured.
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Small Businesses: 50 or Fewer Employees

Small Business Owner?
Find out what you need to know to offer health insurance to your employees. The Marketplace is open to employers year-round.
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Applying for Public Health Insurance is Changing

Applying for Public Health Insurance Has Changed
Most consumers under age 65 who want to sign-up for Medicaid should apply through the NY State of Health, New York’s Official Health Plan Marketplace.
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BigAppleRx

BigAppleRx Can Help You Save Money on Your Prescriptions
BigAppleRx is the City of New York's official prescription discount card designed to help all NYC consumers save on both brand name and generic medications.
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