Health Insurance Information/Counseling

Taxonomy Code: LH-3500

Programs that offer information and guidance for people who need assistance in selecting appropriate health insurance coverage and which may also answer questions about health insurance benefits and help people complete insurance forms.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
CHILD HEALTH PLUSProvides comprehensive, state subsidized health insurance for children under 19 years of age.NassauCHILD HEALTH PLUSNASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
CHILD HEALTH PLUSProvides health insurance for children including well-child care, physical exams, immunizations, diagnosis and treatment of illness and injury, x-rays and lab tests, out-patient surgery, emergency care, prescription and non-prescription drugs, inpatient hospital medical or surgical care, short-term therapeutic outpatient services (chemotherapy, hemodialysis), limited inpatient and outpatient treatment for alcoholism and substance abuse, and mental health, plus dental care, vision care, speech and hearing and durable medical equipment. Call for a list of local providers.CHILD HEALTH PLUSNEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
CONSUMER HEALTH ADVOCATEOffers free counseling for individuals with health insurance and health care access issues. The goal is to guide individuals through the health care system with information, advice and representation.SuffolkCONSUMER HEALTH ADVOCATE HEALTH AND WELFARE COUNCIL OF LONG ISLAND
DIVISION OF MANAGED CARE AND PROGRAM EVALUATIONProvides information, assistance on guidelines and an appeal process for managed care health plans. Receives complaints about the quality of health care services received from a managed care plan.DIVISION OF MANAGED CARE AND PROGRAM EVALUATIONNEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
FACILITATED ENROLLMENT PROGRAMAn authorized Navigator Agency for the NYS Health Insurance Marketplace. Provides application assistance to individuals and families wanting to apply for Medicaid, Child Health Plus, and Family Health Plus. Once applications are complete we forward the applications to local districts and/or health plans for processing. Visit the website for locations throughout Nassau and Suffolk Counties.SuffolkFACILITATED ENROLLMENT PROGRAMNASSAU-SUFFOLK HOSPITAL COUNCIL, INC.
FAMILY HEALTH PLUSProvides free, comprehensive health coverage to adults who are ineligible for Medicaid coverage because their incomes and/or available resources exceed the Medicaid limits. Coverage is provided by managed care plans and includes physician services, inpatient and out-patient hospital care, prescription drugs, and smoking cessation products, lab tests and x-rays, vision, speech and hearing services, rehabilitation services, limited durable medical equipment, emergency room and emergency ambulance services, drug, alcohol, and mental health treatment (limited), diabetic supplies and equipment, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, hemodialysis, and dental services (if offered through plan). Annual recertification by mail or phone.FAMILY HEALTH PLUSNEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGEProvides an organized marketplace developed by New York State to help people shop for and enroll in health insurance coverage. Individuals, families and small businesses can use the Marketplace to help them compare insurance options, calculate costs and select coverage online, in-person or over the phone. The Marketplace helps people to check their eligibility for health care programs like the Essential Plan, Medicaid and Child Health Plus and sign up for these programs if they are eligible. The Marketplace also tells what type of financial assistance is available to applicants to help them afford health insurance purchased through the Marketplace.HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGENEW YORK STATE OF HEALTH: THE OFFICIAL HEALTH PLAN MARKETPLACE
HEALTH INSURANCE INFORMATION, COUNSELING AND ASSISTANCE PROGRAMOffers senior citizens free assistance with health benefits including: review of Medicare supplemental insurance weigh long-term care options and other information. This program is available by appointment only.SuffolkHEALTH INSURANCE INFORMATION, COUNSELING AND ASSISTANCE PROGRAMSOUTHSIDE HOSPITAL
HEALTH INSURANCE INFORMATION, COUNSELING AND ASSISTANCE PROGRAM(HIICAP)Assists seniors through the maze of medicare and health insurance paperwork. Trained volunteers provide senior citizens with information, counseling and assistance necessary to purchase, claim and appeal decisions about health insurance coverage. Call for information and scheduling.SuffolkHEALTH INSURANCE INFORMATION, COUNSELING AND ASSISTANCE PROGRAM(HIICAP)RETIRED SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM
HEALTHY NYProvides health insurance coverage and assistance to small business owners unable to provide health coverage to their employees, also uninsured workers whose employers do not provide health insurance. Consumer chooses HMO to provide benefits and make application to that agency. Call for more information. Possible tax advantage for businesses.NassauHEALTHY NYNEW YORK STATE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT-LONG ISLAND OFFICE
LONG TERM CARE INSURANCE EDUCATION AND OUTREACH PROGRAMProvides information, counseling and education on long term care insurance and on the NYS partnership for long term care. Helps individuals assess whether it is appropriate for them and if so, provides information on how to choose a policy.NassauLONG TERM CARE INSURANCE EDUCATION AND OUTREACH PROGRAMFAMILY AND CHILDREN'S ASSOCIATION
MEDICARE RIGHTS CENTERA national consumer service organization that works to ensure access to affordable health care for older adults and individuals with disabilities through counseling, advocacy, educational programs and public policy initiatives. Assists with Medicare questions through consumer and professional hotlines, educational material, and training.MEDICARE RIGHTS CENTERMEDICARE RIGHTS CENTER
SENIOR SERVICESOffers case management services, benefits and health insurance counseling, community guardianship, reverse mortgage information, and in-home services to the elderly. Call for further information.NassauSENIOR SERVICESFAMILY AND CHILDREN'S ASSOCIATION
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE SERVICESIndividuals with both Medicare and Medicaid, who are 21 years of age or older, seeking information on various Medicaid Home Care programs should call New York Medicaid Choice at 1(888)401-6582. Other individuals not enrolled in Medicaid Managed Care seeking information regarding non-institutional care such as personal care aid services, should call the Home Care Intake Unit (631)854-9585.SuffolkSPECIAL HEALTH CARE SERVICESSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES-MEDICAID SERVICES DIVISION/RONKONKOMA

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