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Nov 13, 2014, 08:02 ET
Affinity Health Plan is an independent, not-for-profit organization offering quality health care coverage to underserved New Yorkers. Affinity is proud to be an approved health plan for NY State of Health: The Official Health Plan Marketplace, and to continue providing programs sponsored by New York State Medicaid managed care and Medicare. Founded in 1986, Affinity serves members in New York City, Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Rockland and Orange counties.

Affinity Health Plan Celebrates Second Year on NY State of Health Marketplace with Lower-Cost, Large Network Offerings

 Affinity Health Plan announced today that it will offer an enhanced version of its AffinityAccess Plan on the New York State of Health...

Nov 12, 2014, 12:00 ET
Affinity Health Plan is an independent, not-for-profit organization offering quality health care coverage to underserved New Yorkers. Affinity is proud to be an approved health plan for NY State of Health: The Official Health Plan Marketplace, and to continue providing programs sponsored by New York State Medicaid managed care and Medicare. Founded in 1986, Affinity serves members in New York City, Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Rockland and Orange counties.

Affinity Health Plan Announces Leadership Transition, Reaffirms Commitment to Accessible, Quality Health Care

Affinity Health Plan's Board of Directors announced today that Bert Scott will resign as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective December...

Oct 07, 2014, 08:32 ET
Majority of NYC Boomers making smarter health choices and say 'best times are ahead' -- survey sponsored by Affinity Health Plan shows 85% of NYC-area Baby Boomers enrolled in Medicare are optimistic about the future. (PRNewsFoto/Affinity Health Plan)

Majority of NYC Boomers making smarter health choices and say 'best times are ahead'

 More than six in ten (61%) baby boomers* living in the greater New York City area say the best times are ahead of them, not in the past...

Oct 29, 2013, 08:02 ET
Affinity Health Plan is an independent, not-for-profit organization offering quality health care coverage to underserved New Yorkers. Affinity is proud to be an approved health plan for NY State of Health:  The Official Health Plan Marketplace, and to continue providing programs sponsored by New York State Medicaid managed care and Medicare. Founded in 1986, Affinity serves members in New York City, Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Rockland and Orange counties.  (PRNewsFoto/Affinity Health Plan)

Network Size Matters to Consumers on the New York Health Plan Marketplace

 Amid recent concerns over the reduced or limited selection of physicians and hospitals offered on the new Affordable Care Act marketplaces,...

Sep 26, 2013, 08:02 ET
Affinity Health Plan is an independent, not-for-profit organization offering quality health care coverage to underserved New Yorkers. Affinity is proud to be an approved health plan for NY State of Health:  The Official Health Plan Marketplace, and to continue providing programs sponsored by New York State Medicaid managed care and Medicare. Founded in 1986, Affinity serves members in New York City, Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Rockland and Orange counties.  (PRNewsFoto/Affinity Health Plan)

Affinity Health Plan Expands its Medicare Plans into Five Additional New York Counties

 On October 1, 2013, Affinity Health Plan's Medicare Advantage plans, currently offered in the five boroughs of New York City, will become...

Sep 24, 2013, 08:02 ET
New Yorkers prioritize access to doctors over lowest-cost when choosing a health plan, new survey shows. Survey conducted April-May 2013 by Farleigh Dickinson University's PublicMind and supported by Affinity Health Plan. Respondents across 10 New York counties included 2,158 current Affinity members and 2,110 adults eligible for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act.  (PRNewsFoto/Affinity Health Plan)

Affinity Health Plan to Enter NY State Health Plan Marketplace With Extensive Provider and Hospital Network

 Affinity Health Plan announced today that its Essential Plan will be offered on the New York State of Health: The Official Health Plan...

Sep 10, 2013, 08:02 ET
Affinity Health Plan is an independent, not-for-profit organization offering quality health care coverage to underserved New Yorkers. Affinity is proud to be an approved health plan for NY State of Health:  The Official Health Plan Marketplace, and to continue providing programs sponsored by New York State Medicaid managed care and Medicare. Founded in 1986, Affinity serves members in New York City, Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Rockland and Orange counties.  (PRNewsFoto/Affinity Health Plan)

New Yorkers Prioritize Doctor Access Over Having Lowest-Cost Health Plan, New Survey Shows

 New Yorkers are savvy consumers when it comes to discerning the most important services offered by a health insurance plan.  A recent...