Coronavirus - What Is It and How to Stay Safe

    You First. Your health and wellbeing are our top priority now more than ever. As the COVID-19 outbreak develops, Affinity Health Plan is sharing helpful resources and information that will keep you and your family safe and informed.

    Watch the video on the right to learn more. And for a list of Frequently Asked Questions, click here.

  • For Us, It's You First!

    • Uninsured Enrollment Deadline Extended to Dec. 31st

      Uninsured Enrollment Deadline Extended to Dec. 31st

      The special enrollment deadline for uninsured New Yorkers has been extended again—to Dec. 31, 2020—as part of the state's COVID-19 response. Gov. Andrew Cuomo previously extended the enrollment period to Sept. 15.

      • Enrollment by Oct. 15 has a coverage start date of either Oct. 1 or Nov. 1.
      • Enrollment between Oct. 16 and Dec. 15 may start coverage on Nov. 1 or Dec. 1.
      • Enrollment between Dec. 16 and Dec. 31 starts on Jan. 1.

      If you or someone you know in New York City or Long Island, or in Westchester, Rockland or Orange counties lost their job and needs health insurance, Affinity is here to help. Your healthcare needs are our priority. To apply over the phone call 866.694.9815 (TTY 711) or speak with us live via Zoom at AffinityPlan.org/LIVE.

    • Free Resources & Services

      Many organizations have stepped up to offer a variety of free services to help you get through this challenging period. For a limited time, you can get free data and WiFi services for your home. Click here to find out how to apply.

      Free Resources & Services
    • Coronavirus - How to Protect Yourself and Others

      Coronavirus - How to Protect Yourself and Others

      The coronavirus is devastating families and communities across the nation. Although there is no vaccine against the coronavirus, you can reduce your risk of infection by practicing social distancing/isolation, washing your hands properly, and covering your nose and mouth if you have to go out. Read more tips to help keep you and your family safe.

    • The Importance of Contact Tracing: Why You Should Answer the Call

      The goal of contact tracing is to call people who have come in close contact with a person infected with coronavirus. The tracer asks people to quarantine at home and check themselves for symptoms for two weeks, even if they have tested negative for COVID-19.

      Answer the contact tracing call! This is how New York stops the spread.

      The Importance of Contact Tracing: Why You Should Answer the Call
    • Lost Your Job?

      Lost Your Job?

      Affinity knows the current health crisis has caused many across the nation to lose their jobs. New York, as the epicenter of the virus outbreak, is going through historic unemployment. If you or a loved one have lost your jobs and need health coverage, we are here to help. Learn how to enroll over the phone from the safety of your home.

    • Covid-19 and HIV

      The coronavirus is especially dangerous for those suffering from HIV. Read the Centers for Disease Control’s FAQs to learn how those at a higher risk for infection can protect themselves.

      Covid-19 and HIV
    • Telehealth/Tele Med

      Telehealth/Tele Med

      Providers, please log on to the Affinity Health Plan Provider Portal for the most up-to-date notifications related to COVID-19.