New York extends deadline to apply for health insurance starting January 1

December 23, 2020 3:09 PM

The New York State of Health has announced an extension to the deadline to apply for healthcare coverage beginning on January 1st. New York residents now have until December 31st to apply for Medicaid, the Essential Plan, Child Health Plus, or any Qualified Health Plan (including those provided by MetroPlus) for coverage beginning January 1, 2021.

Read more about each of these plans and how to apply here.