As of March 2015, there are several 24-hour nurse helplines available that are reachable by telephone. For example, patients can call (866) 935-1199, which is a 24-hour helpline and health coaching line powered by the League of Voluntary Hospitals and Homes of New York.
Those with specific insurance or those in certain networks also have other nurse helplines available to them. For example, patients under Absolute Total Care can call the NurseWise helpine at 1-866-433-6041 to speak with a nurse on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Neighborcare Health also has a 24-hour nurse helpline for patients, available at 1-866-418-1002.