Child Health Plus, NY

Address: Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY 12237
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New York State has a health insurance plan for kids, called Child Health Plus. Depending on your family's income, your child may be eligible to join either Children's Medicaid or Child Health Plus. Both Children's Medicaid and Child Health Plus are available through dozens of providers throughout the state.

What benefits can you get for your children?

If your child is enrolled in Children's Medicaid, you may be required to enroll in a managed care plan, or you may bring your child to any provider who accepts Children's Medicaid. If your child is enrolled in Child Health Plus, you will be given a list of providers near you. The provider may be a single doctor, group practice of several doctors, or community health center. If it is a group practice, you will be asked to choose a doctor for your child. Either way, you will be getting the personal health care that your child deserves!
Well-child care
Physical exams
Diagnosis and treatment of illness and injury
X-ray and lab tests
Outpatient surgery
Emergency care
Prescription and non-prescription drugs if ordered
Inpatient hospital medical or surgical care
Short-term therapeutic outpatient services (chemotherapy, hemodialysis)
Inpatient and outpatient treatment for alcoholism and substance abuse, and mental health
Dental care
Vision care
Speech and hearing
Durable medical equipment
Emergency ambulance transportation to a hospital


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