More Staten Islanders Choose MetroPlus Health Plan

MetroPlus Health Plan today announced that more Staten Islanders have enrolled in its affordable health insurance coverage, an important step in supporting New York City's commitment to guarantee health care to all New Yorkers. NYC's public option health insurance plan reported a jump in membership on Staten Island by nearly 250% in one year. More than 5,200 Staten Islanders chose MetroPlus as their preferred plan of choice by the end of 2018, compared to 1,500 at the end of 2017. The five-star health plan also expanded its provider network to 400 physicians and specialists on Staten Island to offer comprehensive coverage for primary and preventive care, mental health services, and other specialty care that meets the health needs of the community, including the comprehensive outpatient services available at the new NYC Health + Hospitals/Gotham Health, Vanderbilt center that opened last year. Read more here.