HIP is a New York based health insurance carrier, founded more than 50 years ago as a prepaid group practice health plan.
Today, HIP offers a full line of insurance offerings to their more than 1 million members.
The HIP provider network includes more than 22,000 physicians throughout the New York area and surrounding states, covering more than 33,000 different locations.
HIP health insurance offerings include many traditional health plans, including their HMO (which it is the largest in the New York metropolitan area).
HIP offers individual health insurance plans for individual adults, families or just children. HIP also offers coverage for alternative medicine and therapies including acupuncture, massage, and yoga. Many services not covered under traditional health benefit plans can still be obtained at a discount rate through special programs, and include LASIK vision correction and membership at local health clubs.