NEW YORK 2016 Individual Plan Primer

GENERAL If your income is below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL) you may qualify for the new Essential Plans.  We will quote them if that is an option. SKINNY NETWORKS It is imperative that you check with your physician before selecting a plan.  Carriers continue to shrink the size of their networks under ObamaCare. United Healthcare/Oxford IMPORTANT – …

HeathRepublic Contracts to End November 30!

As you are likely aware, Health Republic members were recently notified that their coverage would be ending on December 31, 2015.  Beginning this evening, all 2015 Health Republic Individual Marketplace enrollees will be receiving a notice from the NY State of Health stating that their coverage with Health Republic will be ending on November 30th, 2015. Starting on Sunday November …

NY Presbyterian leaves Oscar Network

From Oscar 10/30/15: We’re writing to let you know about an important change to our provider network. Effective December 1, 2015, NewYork-Presbyterian facilities and affiliated providers, including New York Methodist and Weill Cornell Medical Center, will no longer be part of the Oscar network. We made this decision to support our goal of providing affordable plans while maintaining high quality …

EMBLEMHEALTH ADDS STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL TO ITS SELECT CARE PROVIDER NETWORK

New York, NY – EmblemHealth and Stony Brook University Hospital, Suffolk County’s only academic medical center, announced today that they have entered into an agreement, effective November 1, 2015, for Stony Brook University Hospital to provide covered medical services to Suffolk County members in EmblemHealth’s Select Care plans that service individuals and small groups both on and off the NY …

Lutheran Hospital in Brooklyn leaving Aetna Network

September 29, 2015   Lutheran Medical Center located in Brooklyn, NY will terminate from our Metro New York Aetna network effective November 01, 2015   Highlights   Lutheran Medical Center’s contract with Aetna is due to expire Nov. 1, 2015. Lutheran sent a termination letter to Aetna in March 2015. We have engaged the hospital in negotiations several times since …