Only US citizens and legal residents are eligible for insurance through the exchange. People with incomes under 400% of FPL may be eligible for cost sharing subsidies and premium tax credits to make their healthcare more affordable. Those with incomes under 138% are eligible for Medicaid.
Patients may apply for insurance by making an appointment with REAP, or by coming to EHHOP when an Exchange counselor is in clinic (February 8th, March 8th).
Counsel the patient to bring the following documents when applying for insurance.
In the case of naturalized citizens, bring naturalization documents with C-file number Legally married patients filing taxes separately are not eligible to receive tax credit for Exchange insurance
Effective July 5th, 2017 please use the new REAP Referral Line (212-423-2813) when referring patients to REAP.
During business hours (M-F, 9am-5pm), REAP will respond to referrals in real time & make appointments as needed.
Outside of business hours, REAP referral forms can still be faxed or emailed.
If you leave a detailed voicemail with your name, phone number, and email, you will be contacted appropriately.
Whenever possible, please have the patient with you when you call the REAP Referral Line. Before calling, please take note of the following items:
Counsel the patient to bring the following documents when attending their first REAP appointment:
Basic Documentation List:
Please note that this is not a comprehensive list and additional documents may be requested at the end of an appointment.