Health Insurance Assistance

Open Enrollment – November 1, 2018 through January 31, 2019

Certified Health Insurance Navigators will be at libraries throughout Monroe County to assist patrons in enrolling for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act/New York State of Health Exchange. Open enrollment is November 1, 2018 through January 31, 2019.

To qualify, you must be under the age of 65 and not be on Medicare. Please be sure to bring:

The Central Library and all Rochester Public Library Branches are first come, first serve; no appointments are made. Check with your town library to see if they require an appointment. Click here to view the 2018/2019 Navigator Schedule.

Year Round

Individuals can apply for Child Health Plus, Medicaid, the NYS Essential Plan, year round and the Affordable Care Act/New York State Healthcare Marketplace if they have had a qualifying event within the past 60 days. Qualifying events include: