Health insurance for children

Child Health Plus and Children's Medicaid (CHP) | NYS Department of Health

Health Everyone

Children under 19 years old can get free or low-cost medical care through Child Health Plus and Children’s Medicaid.

Am I eligible?

  • Children under 19 years old
  • Must be residents of New York State
  • Eligibility depends on family income
    • Check the income charts to see whether your child is likely to qualify

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How can I get help?

Updated February 21, 2020