Insurance

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Our hospitals participate in most insurance and managed care plans. Browse below to learn more about which policies are accepted.


The State of New York offers public health insurance at no or low cost for patients who do not have insurance. Eligibility is based on family size and current income. Our insurance enrollment specialists can help with the application process.

Insurance enrollment

North Shore-LIJ Health System representatives are happy to help submit insurance claims on your behalf. For help submitting an insurance claim, call the Financial Assistance Unit at (888) 214-4065.

Submit an insurance claim

A - D

  • 1199SEIU (*Physician participation varies)
    • National Benefit Fund
    • Home Care Benefit Fund
    • Greater New York Benefit Fund
  • Access Medicare*
    • Pearl Plan*
    • Platinum Plan*
    • Gold Plan*
  • *LIJMC, Forest Hills and Lenox Hill Hospital only
  • Aetna
    • Aetna Medicare Plan (HMO)
    • Aetna Select
    • Elect Choice
    • HMO
    • Managed Choice POS
    • Quality Point-of-Service (QPOS)
    • Aetna Medicare Plan (HMO) Open Access
    • Aetna Health Network Only
    • Aetna Open Access Elect Choice
    • Aetna Open Access HMO
    • Open Access Aetna Select
    • Aetna Choice POS
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Medicare Plan (PPO)
    • Aetna Health Network Option
    • Aetna Open Access Managed Choice
    • Aetna Limited Benefits Insurance Plan (PPO)
    • Open Choice PPO
    • Aetna Voluntary Group Medical Plan (indemnity plan)
    • Traditional Choice
  • Affinity
    • Medicaid
    • Child Health Plus
    • Medicare Advantage
    • Affinity Essential Platinum
    • Affinity Essential Gold
    • Affinity Essential Silver
    • Affinity Essential Bronze
    • Affinity Essential Catastrophic
    • Affinity Essential American Indian
  • Agewell (*Physician participation varies)
    • Medicare Advantage*
  • *Huntington only
  • AmeriChoice by UnitedHealthcare
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • Medicaid
    • United Community Plan?
  • AmidaCare
    • Live Life Advantage HMO SNP*
    • True Life Advantage HMO SNP*
    • Live Life Plus*
  • *NSUH -Manhasset, LIJMC, Forest Hills, Staten Island Univ Hospital and Lenox Hill Hospital only
  • Atlantis Health Plan d/b/a Easy Choice Health Plan of NY
    • Commercial HMO* - Healthy Kids Elite Standard - Platinum
    • Commercial HMO* - Healthy Kids Excel Standard - Gold
    • Commercial HMO* - Healthy Kids Extra Standard - Silver
    • Commercial HMO* - Healthy Kids Essential Standard - Bronze
    • Commercial HMO* - Select Elite Standard - Platinum
    • Commercial HMO* - Select Elite Complete - Platinum
    • Commercial HMO* - Select Excel Standard - Gold
    • Commercial HMO* - Select Excel Complete - Gold
    • Commercial HMO* - Select Extra Standard - Silver
    • Commercial HMO* - Select Extra Complete - Silver
    • Commercial HMO* - Select Essential Standard - Bronze
    • Commercial HMO* - Select Essential Complete - Bronze
    • Medicare HMO - Easy Choice Rewards
    • Medicare HMO - Easy Choice Value
    • Medicare HMO - Easy Choice Diamond Rewards (SNP)
  • * plan ends 12/31/2014
  • CareConnect (NSLIJ Health Insurance Plan)
    • CareConnect Platinum - Individual, Small & Large Group
    • CareConnect Gold Individual, Small & Large Group
    • CareConnect Tradition Gold 20/40 Individual, Small & Large Group
    • CareConnect Silver Individual, Small & Large Group
    • CareConnect Bronze Individual, Small & Large Group
    • CareConnect Catastophic Individual, Small & Large Group
    • CareConnect Silver Cost Share Individual, Small & Large Group
    • CareConnect Silver HSA 70% Individual, Small & Large Group
    • CareConnect Large EPO - Large Group*
  • * all plan designs
  • CenterLight Healthcare
    • CenterLight Healthcare Direct Complete Plan HMO SNP
    • CenterLight Healthcare Total Plan HMO SNP
    • CenterLight Healthcare Select
  • CHN (Consumer Health Network)* (*Physician participation varies)
    • PPO - CHN Client List
  • * not accepted at Lenox Hill Hospital
  • Choice Care (*Physician participation varies)
    • PPO
  • * not accepted at Lenox Hill Hospital
  • CIGNA Healthcare
    • GWH-Cigna
    • GWH-Cigna Open Access Plus
    • Global Health Benefits
    • Cigna Choice Fund Open Access Plus
    • Shared Administration PPO
    • Shared Administration OAP
    • Managed Care Plans: Network Open Access
    • Managed Care Plans: Open Access Plus
    • Managed Care Plans: HMO or POS Open Access
    • Managed Care Plans: LocalPlus
    • Managed Care Plans: Primary Care Physicians HMO or POS
    • Managed Care Plans: Primary Care Physicians Network
    • PPO or EPO Plans
    • Strategic Alliance
    • Indemnity
  • CMN Global* (*Physician participation varies)
    • CMN Global*
  • * Lenox Hill Hospital only
  • Connecticare (*Physician participation varies)
    • HMO Open Access
    • HMO Personal Care Plan
    • Point - of - Service Open Access
    • Point - of - Service Personal Care Plan
  • Consulate General of Greece* (*Physician participation varies)
    • Consulate General of Greece*
  • * Lenox Hill Hospital only
  • Coventry (*Physician participation varies)
    • Coventry / First Health - National PPO Network
  • Devon Health (*Physician participation varies)
    • National PPO
    • Regional PPO
    • Supplemental PPO Networks
  • * not accepted at Lenox Hill Hospital

E - F

  • Elderplan
    • Elderplan for Medicaid Beneficiaries HMO SNP
    • Elderplan Advantage for Nursing Home Residents HMO SNP
    • Elderplan Classic Zero Premium HMO
    • Elderplan Medicaid Advantage HMO SNP
    • Elderplan Extra Help HMO
  • Emblem Health / GHI
    • GHI City of NY Health Benefits Program
    • GHI EPO/PPO
    • GHI EPO/PPO HSA
    • GHI EPO/PPO Share
    • GHI Alliance 365 Day Hospital - Only
    • GHI Alliance Value Plan
    • GHI Brooklyn Healthworks Max
    • GHI Brooklyn Healthworks Total
    • GHI Flex Select/EPO Hospital Benefits PPO
    • GHI Network Access PPO
    • GHI Small Business Advantage Plan
    • HMO Plans*
    • HMO Select*
    • GHI Medicare Dual Eligile (PPO SNP)
    • GHI Medicare Choice PPO
  • * Staten Island and Lenox Hill hospitals only
  • Emblem Health / HIP
    • Family Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus R
    • HIP Access I & II Plans (VYTRA HMO)
    • HIP Choice Plus Direct Pay POS
    • HIP Classic Network HMO
    • HIP HMO Direct Pay
    • HIP PPO Self - Insured
    • HIP Premium Network EPO/PPO
    • HIP Premium Network HMO/POS
    • HIP Prime Child Health Plus HIP KID
    • HIP Prime Network EPO/PPO
    • HIP Prime Network HMO/POS
    • HIP Select EPO Plans
    • HIP Select PPO Plans
    • HIP SmartStart Network for EPO
    • HIP Medicaid
    • HIP Medicaid R
    • HIP VIP Medicare Access
    • HIP VIP Medicare Advantage
  • EmblemHealth
    • Select Care Healthy NY HMO Gold
    • Select Care Basic HMO
    • Select Care Bronze D HMO
    • Select Care Bronze HMO
    • Select Care Gold D HMO
    • Select Care Gold HMO
    • Select Care HD 6300 Bronze
    • Select Care HMO 35/55 Silver
    • Select Care HMO 40/60 Gold
    • Select Care Platinum D HMO
    • Select Care Platinum HMO
    • Select Care Platinum POS
    • Select Care Silver D HMO
    • Select Care Silver HMO
    • ConsumerDirect EPO
    • EmblemHealth CompreHealth HMO
    • EmblemHealth CompreHealth EPO
    • EmblemHealth EPO/PPO
    • InBalance EPO
    • Medicare Group Access (PPO)
    • Medicare Dual Eligile (PPO SNP)
    • Medicare VIP Essential (HMO)
    • Medicare VIP Premier (HMO) Group
    • Vytra / HIP HMO Access I & II Plans
    • Vytra / HMO
    • Vytra / SmartStart
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • HMO
    • Direct HMO
    • Direct POS
    • DirectShare POS
    • Direct Pay HMO
    • Direct Pay HMO/POS
    • Child Health Plus
    • Healthy New York
    • MediBlue HMO
    • MediBlue PPO
    • MediBlueSMSmartValue Plus
    • PPO
    • EPO
    • Empire Total Blue
    • Empire Prism EPO
    • Empire Prism PPO
    • Blue Priority*
    • Bronze Guided Access - Pathways, Pathways X, Pathways Enhanced and Pathways X Enhanced
    • Bronze Direct Access - Pathways, Pathways X, Pathways Enhanced and Pathways X Enhanced
    • Core Guided Access - Pathways, Pathways X, Pathways Enhanced and Pathways X Enhanced
    • Core Direct Access - Pathways, Pathways X, Pathways Enhanced and Pathways X Enhanced
    • Silver Guided Access - Pathways, Pathways X, Pathways Enhanced and Pathways X Enhanced
    • Silver Direct Access - Pathways, Pathways X, Pathways Enhanced and Pathways X Enhanced
    • Essential Guided Access - Pathways, Pathways X, Pathways Enhanced and Pathways X Enhanced
    • Essential Direct Access - Pathways, Pathways X, Pathways Enhanced and Pathways X Enhanced
    • Gold Guided Access - Pathways, Pathways X, Pathways Enhanced and Pathways X Enhanced
    • Gold Direct Access - Pathways, Pathways X, Pathways Enhanced and Pathways X Enhanced
    • Preferred Guided Access - Pathways, Pathways X, Pathways Enhanced and Pathways X Enhanced
    • Preferred Direct Access - Pathways, Pathways X, Pathways Enhanced and Pathways X Enhanced
    • Platinum Guided Access - Pathways, Pathways X, Pathways Enhanced and Pathways X Enhanced
    • Platinum Direct Access - Pathways, Pathways X, Pathways Enhanced and Pathways X Enhanced
    • Premier Guided Access - Pathways, Pathways X, Pathways Enhanced and Pathways X Enhanced
    • Premiere Direct Access - Pathways, Pathways X, Pathways Enhanced and Pathways X Enhanced
  • *Excludes NSLIJ physicians
  • Fidelis Care (NYS Catholic Health Plan)
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • Medicaid
    • Fidelis Dual Advantage
    • Fidelis Dual Advantage Flex
    • Fidelis Medicare Advantage Flex Plan HMO-POS
    • Fidelis Medicare Advantage $0 Premium HMO Plan
    • Fidelis Medicare Advantage Without RX HMO-POS Plan
  • First Health (*Physician participation varies)
    • National PPO Network

H - T

  • Healthfirst
    • Platinum Leaf Plan
    • Gold Leaf Plan
    • Silver Leaf Plan
    • Bronze Leaf Plan
    • Green Leaf Plan
    • Medicaid
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus*
    • Healthfirst Maximum Plan HMO SNP*
    • Healthfirst 65 Plus Plan HMO
    • Healthfirst AssuredCare HMO SNP
    • Healthfirst CompleteCare HMO SNP
    • Healthfirst Coordinated Benefits Plan HMO
    • Healthfirst Increased Benefits Plan HMO
    • Healthfirst Life Improvement Plan HMO SNP
  • * To end 12/31/2014
  • Health Plus
    • Medicaid
    • Child Health Plus
    • Medicaid Advantage
    • Medicaid Advantage Plus
    • Health Plus Medicare Advantage
  • HealthNet Federal Services
    • Tricare Program North Region*
  • * not accepted at Lenox Hill Hospital
  • HealthSmart
    • World Trade Center Program only
  • Humana
    • Medicare HMO
  • Island Group (*Physician participation varies)
    • Island Group PPO*
  • * not accepted at Staten Island and Lenox Hill hospitals
  • Liberty Health Advantage
    • Dual Power HMO SNP
    • Preferred Choice HMO
  • MagnaCare
    • MagnaCare Backstretch Employee Services Team (B.E.S.T.)
    • MagnaCare Client List ASO/PPO
    • MagnaCare Access
    • MagnaCare National Access
    • MagnaCare Perferred PPO
    • MagnaCare Standard PPO
    • MagnaCare - Guardian
  • Managed Care Inc. (*Physician participation varies)
    • Managed Care Inc.PPO*
  • * not accepted at Lenox Hill Hospital
  • National Preferred Provider Network (NPPN) - Stratose (*Physician participation varies)
    • Insurance Carriers*
    • Other Managed Care Organizations*
    • Self - administered Employers*
    • Taft - Hartley Plans*
    • Third Party Administrators*
  • * not accepted at Huntington and Lenox Hill hospitals
  • National Provider Network (NPN)
    • National Provider Network
  • Oscar Insurance Company
    • Gold Edge Plan
    • Silver Edge Plan
    • Silver Edge+ Plan
    • Bronze Edge Plan
    • Bronze Edge+ Plan
    • Platinum Edge Plan
    • Gold Plan
    • Silver Plan
    • Bronze Plan
    • Platinum Plan
    • Secure/Catastrophic Plan
  • Oxford
    • Freedom Plan® PPO
    • Liberty PlanSM Gated EPO
    • Liberty PlanSM Gated PPO
    • Liberty PlanSM PPO
    • LibertySM HMO
    • Oxford® EPO (Freedom Network/Liberty Network)
    • Oxford® EPO HSA (Freedom Network/Liberty Network)
    • Oxford® PPO HSA (Freedom Network/Liberty Network)
    • Primary AdvantageSM (Liberty Network)
    • Oxford Platinum NY Standard PPO
    • Oxford Platinum NY Standard EPO
    • Oxford Gold NY Standard EPO
    • Oxford Silver NY Standard PPO
    • Oxford Silver NY Standard EPO
    • Oxford Bronze NY Standard EPO
    • AARP Medicare Complete HMO Plan i
    • AARP Medicare Complete HMO Plan 2i
    • AARP Medicare Complete Essential H
    • AARP Medicare Complete Plan I
    • AARP Mediare Complete Mosaic H
  • Quality Health Plans of NY
    • Medicare Advantage Silver NY*
    • Medicare Advantage Silver Queens*
    • Medicare Advantage Platinum Plus NY*
  • * not accepted at Lenox Hill Hospital
  • Senior Whole Health
    • Medicare Advantage
  • Touchstone Health
    • Touchstone Health Medicare Clear HMO-POS
    • Touchstone Health Medicare Freedom HMO-POS
    • Touchstone Health Medicare Power HMO
    • Touchstone Health Medicare Prestige HMO-SNP
    • Touchstone Health Medicare Total HMO
  • TriCare/Health Net Federal Services
    • TriCare Program North Region*
  • * not accepted at Lenox Hill Hospital

U - Z

  • United Healthcare
    • UnitedHealthcare Catalyst
    • UnitedHealthcare Choice
    • UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus
    • UnitedHealthcare North Shore-LIJ Advantage
    • UnitedHealthcare North Shore-LIJ Advantage Plus
    • UnitedHealthcare Options Non-Differential PPO
    • UnitedHealthcare Options PPO
    • Health Reimbursement Account (HRA)
    • Health Savings Account (HSA)
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Platinum HMO Rx 10.30.60
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Platinum HMO Rx 10.30.60 Limited CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Platinum HMO Rx 0.0.0 Zero CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Platinum HMO Rx 10.30.60 Child Only
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Platinum HMO Rx 10.30.60 Child Limited CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Platinum HMO Rx 0.0.0 Child Zero CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Gold HMO Rx 10.35.70
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Gold HMO Rx 10.35.70 Limited CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Gold HMO Rx 0.0.0 Zero CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Gold HMO Rx 10.35.70 Child Only
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Gold HMO Rx 10.35.70 Child Limited CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Gold HMO Rx 0.0.0 Child Zero CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Silver HMO Rx 10.35.70
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Silver HMO Rx 10.35.70 Limited CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Silver HMO Rx 10.35.70 73AV CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Silver HMO Rx 10.35.70 Child Only
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Silver HMO Rx 10.35.70 Child Limited CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Silver HMO Rx 10.35.70 Child 73AV CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Silver HMO Rx 0.0.0 Zero CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Silver HMO Rx 0.0.0 Child Zero CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Silver HMO Rx 6.15.30 94AV CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Silver HMO Rx 6.15.30 Child 94AV CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Silver HMO Rx 9.20.40 87AV CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Silver HMO Rx 9.20.40 Child 87AV CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Bronze HMO Rx 10.35.70
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Bronze HMO Rx 10.35.70 Limited CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Bronze HMO Rx 10.35.70 Child Only
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Bronze HMO Rx 10.35.70 Child Limited CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Bronze HMO Rx 0.0.0 Zero CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Bronze HMO Rx 0.0.0 Child Zero CSR
    • UnitedHealthcare NY Catastrophic HMO
    • UnitedHealthcare Platinum Compass
    • UnitedHealthcare Gold Compass $600
    • UnitedHealthcare Gold Compass $1,000
    • UnitedHealthcare Silver Compass $1,750
    • UnitedHealthcare Silver Compass HSA
    • UnitedHealthcare Silver Compass HSA $250
    • UnitedHealthcare Silver Compass HSA $1,750
    • UnitedHealthcare Silver Compass $2,000
    • UnitedHealthcare Silver Compass HSA 
    • UnitedHealthcare Silver Compass HSA $250 
    • UnitedHealthcare Silver Compass HSA $1,750 
    • UnitedHealthcare Bronze Compass $3,000
    • UnitedHealthcare Catastrophic Compass $6,600 
    • United Healthcare Medicare Complete Choice
    • United Healthcare Medicare Complete Choice Essential
    • AARP Medicare Complete HMO Plan i
    • AARP Medicare Complete HMO Plan 2i
    • AARP Medicare Complete Essential H
    • AARP Medicare Complete Plan I
    • AARP Mediare Complete Mosaic H
    • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
    • Family Health Plus
    • Child Health Plus
  • *To end 12/31/2014
  • US Family Health Plan
    • Tricare Prime Program PPO
  • VNS Choice*
    • VNS Choice - Managed Long Term Care Plus (MLTC Plus)
    • VNS Choice Medicare - Option Plans
  • * Staten Island and Lenox Hill Hospitals only
  • Wellcare
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • Healthy Choice
    • Wellcare Access
    • Wellcare Choice
    • Wellcare Rx