Health Insurance Enrollment

To make an appointment, call Mothers & Babies Perinatal Network at 1-800-231-0744.

County Agency Phone

Broome County Mothers & Babies Perinatal Network  –  (607) 772-0517 | (800) 231-0744
Chemung County Mothers & Babies Perinatal Network  –  (607) 772-0517 | (800) 231-0744
Delaware County Mothers & Babies Perinatal Network  –  (607) 772-0517 | (800) 231-0744
Otsego County Mothers & Babies Perinatal Network  –  (607) 772-0517 | (800) 231-0744
Tioga County Southern Tier Independence Center  –  (855) 478-4262 | 800-346-221

S2AY Rural Health Network
Tompkins County Southern Tier Independence Center  –  (855) 478-4262
Human Services Coalition of Tompkins County  –  (877) 211-8667
Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce  –  (607) 273-7080

Chenango County Chenango Health Network
Southern Tier Independence Center  –  (607) 337-4128 | (855) 478-4262
Cortland County Cortland County Chamber of Commerce
Southern Tier Independence Center  –  (607) 756-2814 | (855) 478-4262

How to Prepare for Your Appointment

 

To better assist you in obtaining the best coverage for you and your family through the New York State of Health marketplace, please be prepared to have the following information about each member in your household (if appropriate):

 

 

1. Name, Social Security Number and Date of Birth (for all household members)

 

2. Tax filing status (Do you file taxes? If so, do you file them alone or with your spouse? How many dependents you claim?)

 

3. The name and address of your current employer

 

 

 

Income information that may be helpful to bring:

 

→Last 4 weeks of pay stubs along with name and address of your employer(s)

 

→Last year’s tax returns, including w-2s and all schedules, for everyone in the household, or if you are self-employed, a record of the last three months of earning and expenses.

 

 

→Income Documentation for other types of income, e.g. Social Security, Unemployment Benefits

 

 

→Information about any other health insurance you or other family members may have or offered by your employer. (Please have employer(s) complete attached form Employer Coverage Tool if applicable).

 

 

→Insurance cards or copy of front and back of cards

 

 

→If applicable, immigration (Alien) number for immigrant family members. It is often easier to process your application if you are able to bring copies of all immigration correspondence to your appointment. e.g. Permanent Resident Card (Green Card)/number; Passport/number; VISA; Employment Authorization card/number Naturalization Certificate/registration number and certificate number

 

 

→Receipt number for confirmation to adjust immigration status

 

 

→If recently released from incarceration, documentation to show you are no longer incarcerated. (Release paperwork, current pay stub, letter from employer, current postmarked envelope, detailed statement from a Parole Officer)

 

 

We look forward to meeting with you. Should you need to reschedule your appointment, kindly call us as soon as possible at: (607)772-0517 or 1-800-231-0744.

When can I enroll?

The annual open enrollment period for the New York State of Health Marketplace beginning November 1, 2015 – January 31, 2016.

 

New resources to help you shop for coverage.

How to Pick a Health Plan that’s Right for You

 

The Plan Compare provides information about health plans offered on the Individual Marketplace and is intended to allow you to preview the plans available by county. Click here to access this tool

 

Tax Credit and Premium Estimator Click here to access this tool

 

 

Will I need to renew my coverage?

Yes. If you enrolled in coverage last year through the market place it’s time to renew your coverage.

 

 

Do you need help with health insurance issues?

If you have any questions about how to deal with medical bills, how to resolve a dispute with your insurance, finding a specialist, assistance finding a provider, we can help. For assistance in addressing issues or concerns with your current health insurance, please call our Community Health Advocate (CHA) at 1-800-231-0744.