Do you or a family member currently have health insurance through New York State Medicaid, Child Health Plus, or the Essential Plan?
Starting in Spring 2023, New York State will resume eligibility reviews and renewals for individuals enrolled in these programs. This means you may need to take action to renew your health insurance or the insurance of your family members.
VOICES Medicaid Education Program provides support, education and advocacy for patients and community members seeking, or wanting to maintain access to care at the HSS Ambulatory Care Center (ACC). We help individuals navigate their Medicaid and Medicare/Medicaid plan coverage, as well as those enrolled in other public insurance programs.
Here are some of the ways our program can help you.
You can apply for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and purchase a qualified health plan during open enrollment. Download the PDF below for more information.
Hospital for Special Surgery participates with the following programs:
Fee-for-service Medicaid and the following Medicaid Managed Care plans:
Non-Participating Medicaid Managed Care Plans
If you are enrolled in a NY Medicaid Managed Care Plan that HSS does not participate with, you may need to get an out-of-network authorization.
HSS participates with Traditional Medicare. You are responsible for co-insurance and deductible costs. If you are enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan, the benefits and coverage at Hospital for Special Surgery may be limited.
For up-to-date information regarding our participation or how to obtain an out of network authorization, please contact us at 212.774.2011 to discuss your insurance options.
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