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Domestic persons having Obtained official status in the US for >5 years

domestic or international persons over 21

International

(Individuals)

domestic or international student over 21

1.

Have income less than $25,760 and more than $17,775 in 2021

If your income is above 200% of the Federal Poverty Level ($25,760) or below 138% of the Federal Poverty Level ($17,775), you will be deemed ineligible. When completing the application, please fill in your income information as accurately and truthfully as possible. All income information will be matched with official governmental records.

domestic or international persons over 21

International

(Individuals)

domestic or international student over 21

2.

Be a legal resident of the New York State

You must be a legal resident with a valid immigration status to apply. When filling out the application, a PO Box address will not be accepted as a residential address.

domestic or international persons over 21

International

(Individuals)

domestic or international student over 21

3.

Not have existing coverage (from an employer or otherwise)

Medical coverage from the Essential Plan is not supplemental to a primary medical plan, and may not be used in conjunction with any existing medical plan.

domestic or international persons over 21

International

(Individuals)

domestic or international student over 21

4.

Not currently pregnant

If you are currently pregnant, you are not eligible for the Essential Plan. Individuals who become pregnant while covered by the Essential Plan will automatically be transferred to Medicaid.

 

Domestic persons having Obtained official status in the US for <5 years

domestic or international persons over 21

domestic or international student over 21

1.

Have income below $25,760 in 2021

If your income is above 200% of the Federal Poverty Level ($25,760), you will be deemed ineligible. When completing the application, please fill in your income information as accurately and truthfully as possible. All income information will be matched with official governmental records.

domestic or international persons over 21

domestic or international student over 21

2.

Be a legal resident of the New York State

You must be a legal resident with a valid immigration status to apply. When filling out the application, a PO Box address will not be accepted as a residential address.

domestic or international persons over 21

domestic or international student over 21

3.

Not have existing coverage (from an employer or otherwise)

Medical coverage from the Essential Plan is not supplemental to a primary medical plan, and may not be used in conjunction with any existing medical plan.

domestic or international persons over 21

domestic or international student over 21

4.

Not currently pregnant

If you are currently pregnant, you are not eligible for the Essential Plan. Individuals who become pregnant while covered by the Essential Plan will automatically be transferred to Medicaid.

 

International persons over 21

domestic or international persons over 21

International persons Aged 21+

international persons Aged 21+

domestic or international student over 21

1.

Have income below $25,760 in 2021

If your income is above 200% of the Federal Poverty Level ($25,760), you will be deemed ineligible. When completing the application, please fill in your income information as accurately and truthfully as possible. All income information will be matched with official governmental records.

domestic or international persons over 21

International persons Aged 21+

international persons Aged 21+

domestic or international student over 21

2.

Be a legal resident of the New York State

You must be a legal resident with a valid immigration status to apply. When filling out the application, a PO Box address will not be accepted as a residential address.

domestic or international persons over 21

International persons Aged 21+

international persons Aged 21+

domestic or international student over 21

3.

Not have existing coverage (from an employer or otherwise)

Medical coverage from the Essential Plan is not supplemental to a primary medical plan, and may not be used in conjunction with any existing medical plan.

domestic or international persons over 21

International persons Aged 21+

international persons Aged 21+

domestic or international student over 21

4.

Have a valid visa status (F-1/F-2/J-1)

Individuals carrying valid F-1, F-2 and J-1 visas will be eligible to apply. Please be sure to have an active I-20 or DS-2019.

domestic or international persons over 21

International persons Aged 21+

international persons Aged 21+

domestic or international student over 21

5.

Not currently pregnant

If you are currently pregnant, you are not eligible for the Essential Plan. Individuals who become pregnant while covered by the Essential Plan will automatically be transferred to Medicaid.

International persons under 21

domestic or international persons over 21

International persons Aged 21+

international persons Aged 21+

domestic or international student over 21

Bumble Bee

If you are under 21with F-1 Visa, you can go to our Bumble Bee website to get more customized insurance recommendation.

 
 

New immigrant families

If you want to apply as new immigrant family, please contact us.

Call us:  ENG 800-645-4143

              CHN 718-925-3338

Please note that eligibility will be determined on a case by case basis. Fulfilling the above criteria is not a guarantee that you will qualify for the Essential Plan.

All above eligibility requirements are subject to change. NYWPG Partners reserves the right to modify these requirements at any point, and reject any application that fails to meet the requirements listed above.