Consider the following statistics about health care coverage in New York:
Total New York Residents - 19,193,024
New York uninsured residents - 13.65%
Total New York HMO enrollment - 5,349,838
Avg annual employee premium in NY employer-sponsored plan (after employer contrib): $947
Avg NY hospital cost per inpatient day (before insurance) - $1,673
Source data according to the Kaiser Family Foundation:
Health Insurance Coverage of the Total Population, states (2007-2008), U.S. (2008)
Total HMO Enrollment, July 2008
Average Single Premium per Enrolled Employee For Employer-Based Health Insurance, 2008
Hospital Adjusted Expenses per Inpatient Day, 2007
Looking to purchase New York health insurance? We offer a broad selection of New York health plans for individuals, families and small businesses from most of the leading New York health insurance companies.
Residents can also refer to a number of resources within New York:
Family Health Plus
Family Health Plus is a public health insurance program for adults between the ages of 19 and 64 who do not have health insurance and have incomes too high to qualify for Medicaid.
Healthy NY; Health Insurance for the Uninsured
Uninsured workers whose employers do not provide health insurance may also purchase comprehensive coverage directly through the Healthy NY program.
New York Medicaid Program
Medicaid is a program for New Yorkers who can't pay for medical care.