Health Insurance Explained in 2 minutes

In this video, Tirza Waffa, Health Benefit Representative for NYS Catholic Health Plan Fidelis Care of New York, gives a brief introduction to Fidelis Care, information on insurance and product information. Waffa also explains how to apply and who can apply.

Fidelis Care is a non-profit organization funded in 1993. It is a state-wide qualify Health Plan in NYS of Health.
Fidelis is an HMO (Health Management Organization).

FidelisCare has 1.2 million members and it has over 64,000 providers.

It is the law to have health insurance. The new law is called Patient Protection Affordable Care Act, also known as ObamaCare.

If you do not sign up for a health insurance plan under the new law, you will be penalized which can be $325 for each adult and $162.50 for each child or 2% of your income, whichever is higher.

For information, visit the New York State of Health, the official health plan marketplace

Fidelis Care at 


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