ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Community leaders are launching the 2016 countdown to coverage campaign.
The campaign marks the beginning of this year’s open enrollment period, but it also educates area residents and small businesses about the need to enroll in health coverage and how to get help during the process.
The open enrollment period ends January 31 2016. Also announced today was the essential plan. It’s a new low cost coverage option that will be available on January 1 for people whose income is just a little too high to qualify for Medicaid.