University at Albany

Other Health Insurance Options

NY State of Health is an organized marketplace designed to help people shop for and enroll in health insurance coverage. Students can use the Marketplace to help them compare insurance options, calculate costs and select coverage online.

Low-cost or no-cost health insurance options may be available for UAlbany students who are New York State residents based on income and family size. 

UAbany School of Social Welfare Navigators are here to help you with getting health insurance.  The help is free and  located conveniently for you on-campus.  Make an appointment with one of UAlbany's navigators today by calling 518-442-3854 or email  Based in the School of Social Welfare, navigators assist individuals signing up for health insurance through the New York State Marketplace.  Visit their web site here. They take the guess work out of getting the health insurance plan that is right for you and then help you to sign up!

Assistance is also available at the Healthy Capital District Initiative.

The Healthy Capital District Initiative (HCDI) provides assistance in the application process for individuals and who wish to apply for Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus or Medicaid through the HCDI Facilitated Enrolment Program.  Contact HCDI at:  518-462-7040 or visit the web site here.