Shopping for health insurance
on your own?

If you need to find health insurance on your own, we are here to help.

Helping our members through difficult times has always been an important part of the RedShirt® Treatment. What's happening now with the COVID-19 pandemic is no exception.

The Special Enrollment Period has been extended to May 15 for those in need of health insurance through New York State of Health. Individuals can also enroll in other state-sponsored programs — Medicaid, Essential Plan and CHP — which have year-round enrollment.

An Independent Health RedShirt® can help you understand your options.
(716) 505-8515 or 1-855-210-9930 (TTY: 711)
Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Like always, we'll be here when you need us, even just to listen.

Get Unique Benefits
that Fit Your Lifestyle

We make it easier and more affordable for you to eat better, get fit and live a healthier lifestyle.

  • Nutrition Benefit* - Get up to $1,000 back for buying fresh fruits and vegetables. Learn More
  • Health ExtrasSM - Receive a $250 prepaid Visa® card to use toward a variety of health and wellness services.**
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  • Vision Discounts - Save on eyeglass frames, lenses and contacts at any EyeMed provider.

Get Access to the
Care You Need

With a large network of doctors and specialists, you have peace of mind knowing that you'll be covered when you need care.

  • Access to more than 98%*** of providers and all hospitals and labs in Western New York.
  • Emergency care anywhere in the world.
  • More than 58,000 national pharmacies, including all WNY pharmacies.
  • Telemedicine benefit for when you can't reach your primary care physician. Learn More

*Money back is in the form of store credit for future purchases. Available on select Independent Health plans. Excludes Medicare Advantage plans. Benefits vary by plan.

**Available on select Independent Health plans. Excludes Medicare Advantage plans. Benefits vary by plan.

***New York State Office of the Professions and Independent Health contracted physicians. Data subject to change without notification.

Independent Health’s participating pharmacy directory, as of March 2019. Data subject to change without notification.