Applications for Family Health Plus will not be accepted after Tuesday, December 31, 2013, because of changes under the Affordable Care Act. Starting January 1, 2014, individuals should apply for health insurance coverage through the Marketplace: https://nystateofhealth.ny.gov/
Family Health Plus is a public health insurance program for adults who are aged 19 to 64 who have income too high to qualify for Medicaid. Family Health Plus is available to single adults, couples without children, and parents who are residents of New York State and are United States citizens or fall under one of the many immigration categories.
Family Health Plus provides comprehensive coverage, including prevention, primary care, hospitalization, prescriptions and other services. There are minimal co-payments for some Family Health Plus services. Health care is provided through participating managed care plans in your area.
Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Western N.Y.
1901 Main Street
Buffalo, New York 14208
Univera Community Health
205 Park Club Lane
Buffalo, New York 14221
Fidelis Care of N.Y.
40 John Glen Drive
Amherst New York 14228
511 Farber Lane Dr.
Buffalo, NY 14221
If you have more questions, please call Family Health Plus Information at: 1-877-9-FHPlus [1-877-934-7587]
Family Health Plus LINKS:
New York State Insurance Department http://www.health.state.ny.us/
New York State Family Health Plus http://www.health.state.ny.us/nysdoh/fhplus/index.htm