METROPLUS HEALTH PLAN ANNOUNCES NEW COMMUNITY LOCATIONS IN THREE BOROUGHS
(NEW YORK, NY - April 06, 2017)
MetroPlus Health Plan announced today that it is opening new community locations in Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island. The three sites will serve as resource centers for New Yorkers to get answers to health insurance program questions and receive assistance to enroll in plans such as Child Health Plus, Medicaid, Qualified Health Plans and the Essential Plan.
In Queens, the Flushing Skyview Mall will feature a MetroPlus kiosk to help people find out if they are eligible for no-cost or low-cost health insurance. A second kiosk will offer similar options at the Staten Island Mall, the borough’s first MetroPlus location. And in Brooklyn, a new MetroPlus community office has just opened in Sunset Park.
“We are delighted to be expanding our reach even further into the communities we serve,” said Seth Diamond, Chief Operating Officer of MetroPlus. “Being able to talk to a health care representative in your own neighborhood while you’re out taking care of all the things busy New Yorkers need to get done is a great convenience for people, as we have witnessed by the popularity of our other community offices,” he added. He notes that there are now over 20 such sites throughout the five boroughs.
Health care specialists who speak English, Chinese, Spanish, and a number of other languages are available at most MetroPlus community locations.
“We are committed to serving more of our members where they live and work,” Mr. Diamond said, “and to helping enroll new members into the affordable quality health insurance they deserve.”
New MetroPlus Locations
MetroPlus at Flushing’s Skyview Mall
Kiosk located on Level D, in front of Famous Footwear
Open Monday through Saturday: 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
MetroPlus at Staten Island Mall
Kiosk located on the main level
Open Monday through Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
MetroPlus Sunset Park
807 48th Street, 2nd Floor
Open Monday through Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
About MetroPlus Health Plan
For more than 30 years, MetroPlus Health Plan has built a reputation for providing access to affordable, quality health care to residents of New York City. A wholly-owned subsidiary of NYC Health + Hospitals, the largest municipal health system in the United States, MetroPlus is the plan of choice for over half a million New Yorkers. In addition to Medicaid Managed Care, MetroPlus offers dozens of quality health plans, including Child Health Plus; several Medicare Plans; a Medicaid Special Needs Plan (SNP) for people with HIV and their families; a Long-Term Managed Care Plan; MetroPlus Gold, a plan exclusively for New York City employees; FIDA and HARP plans; and over 100 NY State of Health Marketplace products, including the new Essential Plans. The company’s robust network of primary care doctors and specialists includes many independent community providers. Culturally sensitive, and fluent in more than 40 languages, MetroPlus staff is as diverse as the great city it serves.