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Healthfirst makes it easy for brokers to offer New York small businesses (1-100 employees) a new option in health insurance. We bring to the commercial market the same best-in-class quality and satisfaction that our members have enjoyed for more than 20 years.

Get the tools you need to offer your clients quality health insurance plans from a company sponsored by some of the most prestigious hospitals and healthcare systems in New York City and
Long Island.

  • 1.2 million members and growing
  • Top-rated health plans1
  • Diverse product offering for New Yorkers of all ages, backgrounds, and income levels
  • Members have access to a broad network of providers and industry-leading hospitals
  • Member service offered in the many languages our members speak
  • Community locations throughout New York City and Long Island where members can ask questions about their coverage and learn about community events

To become a producer to sell our commercial small group products, start your Healthfirst Online Application for Appointment now by clicking the button below.

It’s quick and easy to get credentialed.

You’ll need the following documents as you go through the credentialing process:

  • Your National Producer Number (NPN)
  • An active New York State Accident and Health Insurance License
  • A copy of your Errors & Omissions Insurance policy

Please see our Broker Appointment and Credentialing Quick Reference Guide for detailed instructions.

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1Medicaid: Ratings are based on indicators chosen by the New York State Department of Health and published in its 2014, 2015, and 2016 publication A Consumer’s Guide to Medicaid Managed Care in NYC and on Long Island.

Medicare evaluates plans based on a 5-Star rating system. Star Ratings are calculated each year and may change from one year to the next. Please visit www.medicare.gov for more information on CMS’ Star Ratings.

2016 QHP quality rating, as published by NY State of Health, The Official Health Plan Marketplace. This rating is calculated by CMS’ Quality Rating System.

Plan Overviews

Our health insurance plans give small-business owners, employees, and their families a new option in an evolving market. Find out more about our plans and rates now.

2017 Fourth Quarter Plan Overviews: Healthfirst Pro Plus EPO 2017 Fourth Quarter Plan Overviews: Healthfirst Pro Plus EPO
2017 Fourth Quarter Plan Overviews: Healthfirst Pro EPO 2017 Fourth Quarter Plan Overviews: Healthfirst Pro EPO
2017 Dental and Vision Benefits 2017 Dental and Vision Benefits
2017 Underwriting Guidelines 2017 Underwriting Guidelines
2018 First Quarter Plan Overviews: Healthfirst Pro Plus EPO 2018 First Quarter Plan Overviews: Healthfirst Pro Plus EPO
2018 First Quarter Plan Overviews: Healthfirst Pro EPO 2018 First Quarter Plan Overviews: Healthfirst Pro EPO
2018 Dental and Vision Benefits> 2018 Dental and Vision Benefits

To access and manage your book of business, commission information, and more,
please log in to the Healthfirst Broker Portal.

Materials and Resources

We focus on helping to improve quality of care in the diverse communities we serve. Learn more now about the benefits and services we offer to our members.

Network and Urgent Care Centers Lists Network and Urgent Care Centers Lists
Provider Look-Up Tool Provider Look-Up Tool
Member Portal and Provider Look-Up Tool Member Portal and Provider Look-Up Tool One Sheet
Member Benefits and Resources Member Benefits and Resources
Exercise Rewards Exercise Rewards
Flu Vaccine Flu Vaccine
Healthy Living Healthy Living
2017 Comprehensive Formulary 2017 Comprehensive Formulary
2018 Comprehensive Formulary 2018 Comprehensive Formulary

FAQs

We’re currently performing maintenance on the onboarding process. Please do not begin any new applications at this time. Check back again soon.
How do I apply to sell Healthfirst health insurance?

It’s quick and easy to get credentialed. You’ll need the following documents as you go through the credentialing process:

  • Your National Producer Number (NPN)
  • An active New York State Accident and Health Insurance License
  • A copy of your Errors & Omissions Insurance policy
What is Healthfirst’s service area?

Members have access to a broad network of providers, in addition to industry-leading hospitals and urgent care centers throughout New York City and in parts of Long Island.

Where can I find more information about Healthfirst’s provider network and participating hospitals?

You or a member can use the Healthfirst Provider Look-Up Tool to quickly find the provider information you need. Search options include specialty, location, language, and much more.

How can I enroll clients in Healthfirst health insurance plans?

Healthfirst requires that small group business be submitted through a General Agent. For more information, please contact us at 1-855-456-3668, Monday to Friday, 9am–5pm, or contact the following General Agents appointed with Healthfirst:

Benefitmall
Emerson Reid & Co.
Financial Liberty Group
First National Administrators
Professional Group Plans
Savoy Associates
How can I obtain a small-group quote?

If you need a custom quote for a specific client, please contact us at 1-855-456-3668, Monday to Friday, 9am–5pm, or contact the following General Agents appointed with Healthfirst:

Benefitmall
Emerson Reid & Co.
Financial Liberty Group
First National Administrators
Professional Group Plans
Savoy Associates
How can Healthfirst customers make their premium payments?

Employers can make payments through the Healthfirst Employer Portal. They can also send a check or money order, payable to Healthfirst, to:

Healthfirst Insurance Company
PO Box 13831
Philadelphia, PA 19101-3831

Employers can also pay over the phone with Employer Services at 1-855-949-3668
Monday to Friday, 9:00am–5:00pm

I don’t see my question listed here. How can I get additional help?

If you need additional help, please contact Broker Services at 1-855-456-3668, Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm.

Plans are offered by affiliates of Healthfirst, Inc. Plans contain exclusions and limitations.