New York health benefit exchange

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The New York Health Benefit Exchange has listed health and dental plans for individuals and small business owners that will be available for enrollment starting Oct. 1 and coverage beginning next year.

The exchange, established under a federal mandate, is expected to help enroll 1.1 million uninsured New Yorkers and includes subsidies for those who meet certain income thresholds.

It has also changed its name to "NY State of Health"

New Ad Encourages NYers To Enroll In Insurance

Aug 21, 2013
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New York's health benefit exchange has a new name, logo and look.

Officials said Tuesday the federal overhaul expected to bring coverage to more than a million people statewide is now dubbed "NY State of Health."

In a one-minute-long ad, a narrator tells viewers that everyone deserves affordable health insurance and then directs them to the state's website for the official exchange marketplace.