HIP Health Plan of New York is the largest HMO in New York City, based on membership. HIP provides access to physician services and hospital care in a variety of ways. They contract with more than 160 hospitals, including major acute care institutions, in New York, Connecticut and Massachusetts to provide member services.
Their members have access to HIP-contracted doctors practicing in large multi-specialty outpatient medical centers and outpatient medical centers associated with some of New York's leading hospitals, including Beth Israel Medical Center, St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, St. Barnabas Hospital, Lenox Hill Hospital and Montefiore Medical Center, as well as private physicians practicing in their own offices.
HIP's total network of physicians and other providers, including the networks of their subsidiaries, comprises approximately 43,000 physicians and other providers in over 72,000 locations in New York, Connecticut and Massachusetts. HIP acquired ConnectiCare, one of the largest health plans in Connecticut, in 2005, and Vytra Health Plans in 2001. Their total membership is approximately 1.4 million.
HIP Prime is a plan with extensive HMO coverage from an expanding network of participating providers. HIP Prime plans have low premiums, access to thousands of participating doctors and specialists, and value added services available at discounted rates.
HIPaccess is a referral-free health plan with benefits beyond traditional HMO plans. Members get a choice of over 25,000 doctors and specialists in more than 40,000 locations as well as access to most of New York’s top hospitals and medical groups. There are no deductibles or coinsurance and 100% coverage after copay for most in-network services.
HIP Classic offers quality care and affordable coverage for small groups. It has a tiered rate structure that allows you to choose the one that best matches your organization’s needs. The network features multispecialty physician group practices and medical groups associated with New York’s top hospitals. Copays are as low as $15 for primary care physicians and 100% coverage after copay for most in-network services.