How to Enroll in Empire


If you live in Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens, Manhattan, Staten Island, Nassau County or Putnam County, you can get Medicaid through Empire! We can even help you apply. Either call us at 1-888-809-8009 (TTY 711) or visit one of our Community Service Centers near you.

Our Marketplace Marketplace Facilitated Enrollers can help you:

  • Find out if you’re eligible*
  • Explain what’s covered
  • Help you complete an enrollment application
  • Answer your questions
  • Schedule an appointment to talk about our health plan

*You might be eligible for Medicaid if:

  • You are pregnant
  • You have high medical bills
  • You receive Supplemental Security Income
  • You meet certain income, resource, age or disability requirements

If you have general questions about state-sponsored health insurance programs, call the New York State of Health, The Official Health Plan Marketplace, at 1-855-355-5777 or visit the website

Once you’re enrolled, we’ll help you renew on time

Keep your benefits by renewing on time each year. Mark your renewal date on your calendar so you don’t forget. Request an appointment by calling 1-888-809-8009 (TTY 711).