NYC Health + Hospitals Hosts Free Health Insurance Workshops to Prepare New Yorkers for Upcoming Open-Enrollment Periods

NYC Health + Hospitals is hosting free health insurance workshops to prepare New Yorkers for upcoming open enrollment periods

Workshops open to the public help residents understand the best health plan options for them and their families

October 26, 2022

NYC Health + Hospitals today announced a series of free health insurance workshops to prepare New Yorkers for the upcoming open enrollment phase. In partnership with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the workshops will help community partners, faith-based organizations, caregivers and community members understand the health insurance options available to them as they prepare for the Medicare and New enrollment open periods York State of Health, the state’s official online marketplace. These workshops focus on open enrollment – ways in which individuals and families can review their coverage options and make informed decisions. Registration is free and required prior to the event. Participants can register using the links below or by calling 917-509-7956.

Below is the schedule of the workshops:

Thursday, October 27, 2022, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m
NYC Health + Hospitals/South Brooklyn Health
2601 Ocean Parkway
Brooklyn, NY 11235
Register here

Tuesday, November 1, 2022, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m
NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln
234 East 149th Street
Bronx, NY 10451
Register here

Tuesday, November 8, 2022, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m
NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst
79-01 Broadway
Elmhurst, NY 11373
Register here

Monday, November 14, 2022, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m
NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan
1901 First Avenue
New York, New York 10029
Register here

CMS health insurance specialists will provide updates on Medicare Parts A, B, C, and D, Medicaid essentials, preventive services, enrollment assistance and resources for the uninsured, and more. The workshops are open to community partners, faith-based organizations, caregivers, community members and NYC Health + Hospitals employees.

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With the exception of individuals on Medicare, the next open enrollment period for New York State, where residents can either change their insurance plan or enroll in health insurance for the first time, begins November 1, 2022. For individuals on Medicare, the annual enrollment period began on October 15, 2022 and ends December 7, 2022. During that time, people on Medicare can choose a Medicare Advantage plan or a prescription drug plan. They can also switch plans if they are already enrolled.

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About NYC Health + Hospitals
NYC Health + Hospitals is the nation’s largest community healthcare system, serving more than a million New Yorkers annually at more than 50 patient care locations across the city’s five boroughs. A robust network of ambulatory, neighborhood primary and specialty care centers anchors care coordination with the system’s trauma centers, nursing homes, post-acute care centers, home care agency and MetroPlus health plan – all supported by 11 major hospitals. The diverse workforce of more than 43,000 associates has a unique focus on empowering New Yorkers, without exception, to lead healthier lives as possible. For more information, visit and stay connected on Facebook at or on Twitter at @NYCHealthSystem.

About the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is a branch of the US Department of Health and Human Services. CMS is the federal agency that administers Medicare, Medicaid, the children’s health insurance program and portions of the Affordable Care Act. CMS provides information for healthcare professionals, local governments, consumers and other stakeholders. For more information about CMS, visit For more information about the CMS, visit For more information on New York State’s state of health, visit

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