NEW YORK STATE -- Individuals and small businesses can begin enrolling in health and dental plans on October 1.
Enrollment can be done through the New York Health Benefit Exchange, and is part of President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act.
The exchange is meant to assist more than one million uninsured New Yorkers enroll in health programs. There are 16 health plans and 10 dental plans to choose from.
For more information, head to www.healthbenefitexchange.ny.gov.