HIP Health Plan of New York was recently ranked as the largest health maintenance organization in New York based on membership. The organization offers access to physician services and hospital care in a variety of ways. It contracts with more than 160 hospitals, including major acute-care institutions, in New York, Connecticut and Massachusetts to provide member services. Members have access to HIP-contracted doctors practicing in large multispecialty 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 Health Plan of New York s membership is approximately 1.4 million.