Prior Approval Rate Changes | Healthfirst

Prior Approval Rate Changes

Learn more about commercial plan rates, how we request premium rate changes, and how this process affects you.

On Monday, May 13, 2019, Healthfirst submitted a rate-change request to the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) to change the premium rates for our 2020 commercial plans. If the NYDFS approves the change, the new rates will go into effect on January 1, 2020. Healthfirst members will receive a notice about these rate changes at least 60 days prior to the effective date of the new rates.

If you have any questions about our rate-change requests, please send an email to PremiumrateChange@healthfirst.org

2019 Healthfirst Leaf Plans - New York City
2019 Healthfirst Leaf Plans - Long Island
2019 Healthfirst Off-Exchange Individual Plans - New York City
2019 Healthfirst Off-Exchange Individual Plans - Long Island
2019 Healthfirst Total EPO Plans
2019 Healthfirst Pro and Pro Plus EPO Plans

(NYDFS) to change the premium rates for our 2019 commercial plans. If the NYDFS approves the change, the new rates will go into effect on January 1, 2019. Healthfirst members will receive a notice about these rate changes at least 60 days prior to the effective date of the new rates.

If you have any questions about our rate-change requests, please send an email to PremiumrateChange@healthfirst.org.

2018 Healthfirst Leaf Plans
2018 Healthfirst Off-Exchange Individual Plans
2018 Healthfirst Total EPO Plans
2018 Healthfirst Total EPO Plans - Long Island
2018 Healthfirst Pro and Pro Plus EPO Plans
2018 Healthfirst Small Group HMO B
2018 Healthfirst Healthy New York

On Monday, May 15, 2017, Healthfirst submitted a rate-change request to the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) to change the premium rates for our 2018 commercial plans. If the NYDFS approves the change, the new rates will go into effect on January 1, 2018. Healthfirst members will receive a notice about these rate changes at least 60 days prior to the effective date of the new rates.

If you have any questions about our rate-change requests, please send an email to PremiumrateChange@healthfirst.org

2017 Healthfirst Leaf Plans
2017 Healthfirst Leaf Plans - Long Island
2017 Healthfirst Off-Exchange Individual Plans
2017 Healthfirst Off-Exchange Individual Plans - Long Island
2017 Healthfirst Total EPO Plans
2017 Healthfirst Pro and Pro Plus EPO Plans
2017 Healthfirst Small Group HMO B
2017 Healthfirst Healthy New York

On Monday, May 9, 2016, Healthfirst submitted a rate-change request to the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) to change the premium rates for our 2017 commercial plans. If the NYDFS approves the change, the new rates will go into effect on January 1, 2017. Healthfirst members will receive a notice about these rate changes at least 60 days prior to the effective date of the new rates.

If you have any questions about our rate-change requests, please send an email to PremiumrateChange@healthfirst.org

2016 Healthfirst Leaf Plans
2016 Healthfirst Off-Exchange Individual Plans
2016 Healthfirst Small Group HMO B
2016 Healthfirst Healthy New York

On Friday, May 15, 2015, Healthfirst submitted a rate-change request to the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) to change the premium rates for our 2016 commercial plans. If the NYDFS approves the change, the new rates will go into effect on January 1, 2016. Healthfirst members will receive a notice about these rate changes at least 60 days prior to the effective date of the new rates.

If you have any questions about our rate-change requests, please send an email to PremiumrateChange@healthfirst.org

2015 Healthfirst Leaf Plans
2015 Healthfirst Off-Exchange Individual Plans
2015 Healthfirst Small Group HMO B
2015 Healthfirst Healthy New York

On Friday, June 13, 2014, Healthfirst submitted a rate-change request to the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) to change the premium rates for our 2015 commercial plans. If the NYDFS approves the change, the new rates will go into effect on January 1, 2015. Healthfirst members will receive a notice about these rate changes at least 60 days prior to the effective date of the new rates.

If you have any questions about our rate-change requests, please send an email to PremiumrateChange@healthfirst.org

2014 Healthfirst Leaf Plans
2014 Healthfirst Off-Exchange Individual Plans
2014 Healthfirst Small Group HMO B
2014 Healthfirst Healthy New York