Child Health Plus

Starting January 1, 2014, you can apply for Child Health Plus coverage through the New York State of Health Marketplace: Paper, fax, or email applications for Child Health Plus will not be accepted by Child Health Plus Health Plans after December 31, 2013.

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.

Call this toll-free number: 1-800-698-4KIDS (1-800-698-4543), and ask about Child Health Plus and Children's Medicaid. If you are hearing impaired call the TTY number, 1-877-898-5849.