County

Report
NY State of Health
The Official Health Plan Marketplace
Regional Outreach Summit - Rochester
September 23, 2013
Kyle Kotary
Director, External Affairs, Outreach & Marketing
518-473-1703
[email protected]
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NY STATE OF HEALTH WILL
OPEN ON OCTOBER 1ST
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INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES WILL HAVE
A CHOICE OF HIGH QUALITY, LOW COST
PRIVATE HEALTH PLANS
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Map of Health Plans by County
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Health Plan Highlights
• Choice of plans in all areas of the State
• Increased competition gives consumers new health plan options
• You will not be denied health insurance on the basis of a preexisting condition
• Premiums for people who buy coverage for themselves and their
families decreases by an average of 53% compared to today’s
premiums
• All plans are required to have adequate networks
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Financial Assistance
• Many individuals and families will be eligible for financial
assistance to reduce the cost of coverage
• Financial assistance is available in 2 forms:
– Tax credits will reduce the cost of premiums for most single adults
earning less than $45,960 and for families of 4 earning less than
$94,200
– Cost-sharing reductions will lower co-payments and deductibles for
single adults earning less than $28,725 and for families of 4 earning
less than $58,875
• Tax credits and cost sharing reductions are estimated at the
time of application and applied immediately
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Website Resources
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Financial Assistance and Premium
Estimates for Silver Level Plans
http://www.nystateofhealth.ny.gov/resource/tax-credit-and-premium-estimator
Seneca
Genesee
County
Monroe
County
County
Adult earning
$20,000
Adult earning
$20,000
Adult earning
$20,000
Tax credit:
$241/month
Tax credit:
$185/month
Tax credit:
$230/month
Premiums start at:
$97/month
Premiums start at:
$85/month
Premiums start at:
$97/month
*Exact rates will depend on the metal
tier, health plan selected, and county.
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Financial Assistance and Premium
Estimates for Silver Level Plans
http://www.nystateofhealth.ny.gov/resource/tax-credit-and-premium-estimator
Seneca
Genesee
County
Monroe
County
County
Family of 4 earning
$50,000
Family of 4 earning
$50,000
Family of 4 earning
$50,000
Tax credit: $372/month
Tax credit: $261/month
Tax credit: $350/month
Parent premiums start at:
$304/month
Parent premiums start at:
$281/month
Parent premiums start at:
$304/month
CHP premiums for
children: $18/month
CHP premiums for
children: $18/month
CHP Premiums for
children:$18/month
*Exact rates will depend on the metal
tier, health plan selected, and county.
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SMALL BUSINESSES AND THEIR
EMPLOYEES WILL ALSO HAVE A CHOICE
OF HIGH QUALITY, LOW COST PRIVATE
HEALTH PLANS
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Small Business Marketplace:
Value for Small Employers
Choice
• Employers and employees regard expanded choice as a key
advantage to using the Marketplace.
Administrative Simplicity
• The Marketplace provides monthly billing to employers along
with other administrative simplifications.
Tax Credits
• The Marketplace will be the exclusive place to access small
business tax credits in 2014.
Contribution Options
• 76% of respondents believe this feature helps predict costs.
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Overview: Employer Coverage and
Contribution Options
Employer Coverage
Options
1) Select among QHPs
offered by a specific
carrier
2) Select specific QHPs
offered by multiple
carriers
Employer Contribution Options
1) Uncapped percentage
(e.g., employer pays 55% of premium)
2) Capped percentage
(e.g., employer pays 55% of premium, up to $300)
3) Defined dollar amount
(e.g., employer pays $300/month)
3) Select a metal tier of
coverage
4) Allow employees to
select any Exchange QHP
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NEW YORKERS WILL HAVE HELP
FINDING HIGH QUALITY, LOW COST
PRIVATE HEALTH PLANS
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3 Types of In-Person Assistors
IPA/Navigators
• Complete Applications
• Compensation from DOH grant program
• Training and certification required
• Serve Individuals and Small Business Marketplace
Insurance
Brokers/Agents
• Complete Applications
• Commission-based compensation
• Training and certification required
• Choose to certify in Small Business Marketplace, Individual, or
both
Certified
Application
Counselors
• Complete Applications
• No compensation from Marketplace
• Training and certification required
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3 Types of In-Person Assistors
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50 Navigator organizations throughout the state
 96 subcontractors for a total of 430 full-time staff
 Nearly 200 have already completed training
 Trained individuals who speak 48 different languages
 Site schedules will be publicly available
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Insurance Brokers
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More than 2,000 brokers have already completed continuing education for
the Marketplace
Certified Application Counselors
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Hospitals, healthcare providers, health plans, others
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A FIRST CLASS CUSTOMER SERVICE
CENTER WILL BE READY TO ANSWER
QUESTIONS AND ENROLL PEOPLE
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Customer Service Call Center
1-855-355-5777
• Call Center live on September 16th
• Sept. 16-30: Call Center available to answer questions and
provide guidance; not accepting applications. Hours: 8am5pm (M-F)
• Starting Oct. 1: Enrollment opens; Call Center begins
accepting applications. Hours: 8am-8pm (M-F); 9am-1pm
(Sat)
• Assistance available in over 170 languages
– Many staff will be bilingual and oral interpretation
available for remaining languages.
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A STATEWIDE AWARENESS CAMPAIGN
HAS BEGUN. A MULTI-MEDIA
ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN WILL BEGIN IN
THE UPCOMING MONTHS
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Media
• New name, logo and website unveiled
• Social media includes Twitter, Facebook, YouTube
and Google Plus
• Creative campaign for TV, radio, print and “out-ofhome” in production
• Public relations campaign under way
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Available Web Resources
• On our website (nystateofhealth.ny.gov)
• Fact Sheets & Newsletter templates in English and
Spanish
• County-specific list of Navigator grantees
• County-specific list of Health Plans
• Tax Credit and Premium Estimator
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Social Media
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Website Stats
• Unique Visitors
– 116,000 through 8/13
– 232,696 through 9/9 (100.6% increase)
• Individual Email Subscribers
– 5,500 through 8/13
– 13,067 through 9/9 (138% increase)
• Tax Credit & Premium Estimator:
– 19,838 views in Aug.
• Individuals & Families Info Page:
– 53,805 views in Aug.
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ADVERTISING:
Reaching New Yorkers Through a
Comprehensive Multi-Media Approach
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Advertising Examples
• Television: Major networks, cable, Spanish & other language
stations, targeted programming
• Search/Social: search engines & social media
• Digital/Web: mobile apps, website banner ads on news sites,
health sites, Spanish & other language sites
• OOH/Outdoor: billboards, bus stops, subway stops, branded hand
sanitizers, phone kiosks, coffee sleeves
• Print: major daily papers, weeklies, business journals, ethnic papers
• Radio: major market stations, news stations, targeted programming
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Anticipated TV Reach & Frequency:
High-Impact Coverage with Strong
Frequency of Message
Local TV - Reach & Frequency
4 Week
MARKET
Albany
Binghamton
Buffalo
Elmira
New York
Rochester
Syracuse
Utica
Watertown
Reach
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Frequency
11.3
11.0
11.2
10.9
11.0
11.2
11.3
11.0
10.9
8 Week
Reach
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Frequency
21.5
21.3
21.5
21.3
21.3
21.3
21.7
21.5
21.1
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Marketing Materials for Oct 1
• PDF versions will be posted to website for print on-demand
– Rack Cards
• Individuals and Families and Small Business
– Fact Sheets (8.5x11)
• Small Business, Young Invincibles, Immigrants
• Value of Having Health Insurance
• Paying for Health Insurance is Easier
– Posters (8.5x11 and 18x24)
• Plain Language: Materials will use language that is easily understood
• Materials translated into Spanish, Chinese, French, Haitian Creole, Italian,
Korean and Russian
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Using the nystateofhealth™ Logo
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Authorized partners may affix their logos to marketing materials that are
developed by the nystateofhealth™.
Notification to NYSOH is required before use.
Authorized partners must receive prior approval of co-branded marketing
materials they develop prior to distribution.
For questions about using the nystateofhealth™ logo and for review of your
documents showing intended logo use prior to dissemination or publication,
please contact:
[email protected]
Complete guidelines can be found at:
NYStateOfHealth.ny.gov/news/ny-state-health-releases-brand-guidelines
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How Can You Continue to Help?
Examples of outreach partner activities:
• Distribute materials at your events and your locations
• Include information in your organization’s newsletters
• Support online content (e.g. link to our website, like
us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and more)
• Sponsor marketplace events in your community
• Identify additional outreach partners and share
information
• Drive New Yorkers to the enrollment website, call
center, or a certified Navigator or Broker.
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Strategic Messaging
The NY State of Health is an online marketplace offering New
Yorkers a gateway to affordable healthcare.
Comparing and finding the right plan for you and your family
has never been easier. We’ve removed the hassle.
You can choose from a certified group of health insurance
plans, giving you the peace of mind that you are prepared for
life’s events.
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nystateofhealth.ny.gov
1-855-355-5777
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