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Child Health Plus
Child Health Plus Overview
Child Health Plus Child Health Plus (CHP) is a health care program for uninsured children under the age of 19. It was previously referred to as CHP A (children’s Medicaid) and B (the State’s Child Health Insurance Program). CHP offers health care to children who are above the Medicaid...
Public Health Insurance Programs in New York State
Updated Public Health Insurance Programs in New York State (2023) These materials include an overview of public health insurance programs in New York and in-depth information on Medicaid managed care.
Child Health Plus in New York: A Program Primer
New York State’s Child Health Plus (CHP) program has undergone dramatic expansion in the past few years and is of increasing importance to low-income families with income above Medicaid levels. Our clients often struggle with medical bills incurred during gaps in CHP coverage. Understanding...
Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and Public Health Insurance
Haitian individuals and immigrants from some other countries who have applied for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) may be eligible for public health insurance in New York State. What is Temporary Protected Status? TPS is a temporary immigration status granted to eligible individuals of a...
NYS Medicaid Application Form (updated 2021) for Age 65+ or Disabled or Blind - New Supp A NYC 2021
Since 2010, the New York State Department of Health Medicaid application form is called the Access NY Application or Health Insurance Application or form DOH-4220. Download the most recent version of the form at this link. (As of 02-06-24, the form was last updated in January 2023.) For those...
KNOW YOUR RIGHTS: What You Should Know About Child Health Plus
This Fact Sheet on Child Health Plus in New York State can be downloaded here.  It was specially written to explain the program to consumers.   This article was authored by the Health Law Unit of the Legal Aid Society.
Annual Open Enrollment Period for Qualified Health Plans Begins November 16, 2023
The annual open enrollment period for Qualified Health Plans on the New York State of Health exchange starts November 16, 2023. Go to the New York State of Health website to look at plan options and enroll. You must enroll by December 15, 2023 for coverage starting January 1, 2024. Even if you...

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