NY State of Health Goes to the Movies

Certified Assistors Will Be at "Movies Under the Stars" Events in NYC, Albany

ALBANY, N.Y. (June 15, 2018) – NY State of Health, the state's official health plan Marketplace, is partnering with New York City Department of Parks and Recreation and venues in Albany to educate families about affordable health insurance coverage at Movies Under the Stars events this summer. Certified enrollment assistors will be available at select movie locations to answer questions about enrolling in a health plan through the Marketplace.

"Partnering with this family-friendly, popular movie series allows us to educate parents and caregivers about low-cost, quality health coverage," said NY State of Health Executive Director Donna Frescatore. "Our assistors will be on-site to share information about health plans and the enrollment process, all while the kids enjoy the show."

NY State of Health assistors will be on site at the locations listed below. All events begin at 7:30pm.


June 15, 2018

    Washington Park, Parade Grounds, Movie: Black Panther

June 22, 2018

    The College of Saint Rose, Quad, Movie: Lion King

July 20, 2018

    The College of Saint Rose, Quad, Movie: Coco

August 17, 2018

    Sage College of Albany, New Scotland Ave. and Academy Rd., Movie: The Last Jedi

September 7, 2018

    Washington Park, Parade Grounds, Movie: Wonder Woman

September 21, 2018

    Sage College of Albany, New Scotland Ave. and Academy Rd., Movie: Beauty and the Beast


June 29, 2018

     Concrete Plant Park, Bruckner Blvd. at Bronx River, Movie: Spider-Man Homecoming

July 6, 2018

    St. Mary's Park, Smith St. btw. Luquer St. and Nelson St., Movie: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

July 14, 2018

    Watson Gleason Playground, Gleason Ave., Watson Ave. bet. Noble Ave., and Rosedale Ave., Movie: The LEGO Movie

September 1, 2018

    Joyce Kilmer Park, Grand Concourse to Walton Ave. btw. E 161 St. and E 164 St., Movie: Avengers: Age of Ultron

September 7, 2018

     Concrete Plant Park, Bruckner Blvd. at Bronx River, Movie: A Wrinkle In Time


June 28, 2018

     Pena Herrera Park, 3rd Ave. btw. 47th St. and 46th St., Movie: Power Rangers

June 30, 2018

    Parkside Playground, Winthrop St. btw. Rogers Ave. and Bedford Ave., Movie: Black Panther


July 6, 2018

     Harlem Art Park, E. 120 St. and Sylvan Pl., Movie: Southside With You

July 27, 2018

    Fort Tryon Park (Dongan Lawn), Riverside Dr. to Broadway, W 192 St. to Dyckman St., Movie: The Princess Bride


June 16, 2018

     Electric Playground, 164th St. btw. 65th Ave. and 67th Ave., Movie: Moana

June 23, 2018

     Sean's Place, 38th St. btw. 31st Ave. and Broadway, Movie: The LEGO Ninjago Movie

June 26, 2018

     Russell Sage Playground, Booth St. bet. 68th Ave. and 68th Dr., Movie: The Lion King

Staten Island

June 15, 2018

    Midland Field, Midland Ave., Mason Ave., Bedford Ave., Boundary Ave., Movie: Transformers: The Last Knight

June 22, 2018

    Seaside Wildlife Nature Park, Nelson Ave. and Tennyson Dr., Movie: The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie: Sponge Out of Water

June 28, 2018

     Greenbelt Recreation Center, 501 Brielle Ave., Movie: Chicago

All health plans offered through NY State of Health cover preventive care, such as routine doctor visits and screenings, at no additional cost. Enrollment in Medicaid, Child Health Plus and the Essential Plan is open all year. While the 2018 Open Enrollment Period for Qualified Health Plans has ended, some consumers who have recently experienced a qualifying life event may be eligible to enroll through a special enrollment period.