Health insurance for pregnant women

Medicaid for Pregnant Women | NYS Department of Health (NYS DOH)

Health Teen Young Adult Caregiver

This program offers complete pregnancy care and other health services to women and teens who live in New York State and meet income guidelines.

  • Babies receive health care services for at least one year after birth.
  • If you're pregnant and uninsured, you may qualify to sign up for an insurance plan through the NY State of Health Marketplace, even if the enrollment period is closed.
  • Free coverage is available regardless of immigration status.
  • Extended access to family planning services is available to women who have Medicaid while pregnant but lose coverage after pregnancy.

Who is eligible

To be eligible, you should be able to answer yes to these questions:

  1. Are you a New York State resident?
  2. Do you meet the following income guidelines?
Family size (include unborn children) Income in a month
1 $2,526
2 $3,403
3 $4,280
4 $5,157
5 $6,035
6 $6,912
7 $7,789
8 $8,666
For each additional person, add: $878

 


How to apply


How to get help

To get a referral to a pregnancy care provider:

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Updated April 19, 2022