New York: County-Level Enrollment Data Released
Feb 27, 2018
ALBANY, N.Y. (February 27, 2018) -- NY State of Health, the state’s official health plan Marketplace, today released county-level enrollment data as of January 31, 2018, showing that overall enrollment increased in each of New York’s 62 counties. Total enrollment in the Marketplace is now over 4.3 million people, reflecting an increase of 700,000 people (19 percent) from 2017. Many upstate counties saw significant enrollment gains in the last year.
“Consumers from Chautauqua to Suffolk and every county in between are shopping for health plans through the Marketplace,” said NY State of Health Executive Director, Donna Frescatore. “With affordable premiums and a robust choice of plans, NY State of Health is where New Yorkers go to get covered.”
Statewide, enrollment in the Essential Plan and Qualified Health Plans, insurance coverage for New Yorkers not eligible for Medicaid, collectively increased by 9 percent compared with 2017. Enrollment in these programs increased in 58 New York State counties.
Enrollment data for all counties and programs is available at https://info.nystateofhealth.ny.gov/2018countylevelenrollmentdata
Throughout the 2018 Open Enrollment Period, customers had a broad choice of health plans to choose from and many individuals who qualified for federal tax credits to purchase a Qualified Health Plan saw premiums for coverage decrease compared with 2017.
Additional demographic and health plan specific information for the 2018 Open Enrollment Period will be available in the coming weeks.