• Essential Plan

    A new health plan for New Yorkers that costs much less than other health plans. The Essential Plan offers the same essential health benefits you get with a Qualified Health Plan but at a more budget-friendly price.


    The Medicaid managed program offered through Affinity ranks among the largest programs in the New York metropolitan area.

    Child Health Plus

    Affinity believes that every child deserves access to quality healthcare. That's why we offer Child Health Plus, a New York State sponsored health insurance program for children under the age of 19 who do not qualify for Medicaid.

    Enriched Health

    A health plan that offers an enhanced benefits package for Medicaid-eligible members with complex behavioral health needs.
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  • Upcoming Events

    AIDS Institute Announces Free HIV Home Test Giveaway

    DATE:January, 31, 2020 TIME:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM


    EVENT DESCRIPTION: The AIDS Institute (AI) is pleased to announce the launch of the 2019 statewide free HIV Home Test Giveaway (HHTG). The giveaway will end on January 31, 2020. The campaign is intended to address a gap in HIV testing among men who identify as gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men, and transgender or genderqueer/gender non-conforming people who have sex with men. All New York State residents who meet the eligibility criteria will get a free HIV in-home test from OraQuick ®. Visit www.oraquick.com. Members can find the online eligibility survey at http://bit.ly/SelfTest4HIV Fast Facts: All eligible participants will be sent a follow-up survey via email The survey should take about 10 to 15 minutes to complete The survey asks about: Experiences with the home HIV test Sex life and other behaviors Experiences with HIV prevention medicine (PrEP/PEP) All participants who complete the follow-up survey are eligible for an incentive $20 Amazon e-gift card One card per email address Emailed out to participants at the end of the campaign with instructions on how to redeem CONFIDENTIALITY is key: Participation is voluntary. Data collected will be strictly protected and kept confidential throughout the project period. All identifying information, including the participant’s email address for receiving the electronic gift card, will be destroyed once the project comes to an end. NYSDOH staff will not share identifying information with anyone. By completing and submitting the online survey, participants are giving consent to participate in the evaluation survey and for the information provided to be used for evaluation purposes.
  • Recent Blog

    Health Awareness Series: December 2019 - Flu Season is Here

    Date:12/17/2019 9:20:42 PM
    When it comes to infectious diseases, influenza or flu, doesn’t usually generate much interest. On the other hand, Ebola kills almost all infected people and was the main character in a best-selling book.

    Health Awareness Series: October 2019 - Breast Cancer Screenings Save Lives

    Date:10/10/2019 5:32:24 PM
    Breast cancer is the most common cancer affecting women in New York; but, with early detection and treatment, chances of survival are good.

    Health Awareness Series: September 2019 - Early Help Makes a Difference

    Date:9/5/2019 5:58:38 PM
    Every child grows at a different rate. But, have you noticed that your child is not doing all the things that the other kids are doing? Don’t wait. Get help. Act early!

    Health Awareness Series: July 2019 - Lead Poisoning

    Date:7/29/2019 8:41:42 PM
    It is important to find out if your child might be exposed to lead. Lead is a metal that is poisonous to our bodies even in small amounts. If children have lead in their blood they might have slow growth and development; delays in learning, hearing, and speech; and behavior problems.
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