Insurance Help
For the seriously ill and their caregivers

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Social Workers, hospital ombudsman or medical office managers are available to help you understand your insurance and provide general information.

Questions you may ask include:

  • What treatments/needs will my insurance cover?
  • What is a contact name and phone number of a hospital or physician’s office representative who can help me with insurance and billing questions?
  • Am I covered by Medicare or a Medicare HMO?
  • Do I qualify for any reimbursement programs for events such as travel, private nursing or nurses aids?
  • What are my responsibilities for getting referrals or pre-certification?
  • What coverage, if any, is available for alternative care?

1-866-NYINSHELP (1-866-694-6743)