and Child Health Plus
Family Health Plus
Family Health Plus is a public health insurance program for adults who are aged 19 to 64 who have income too high to qualify for Medicaid. Family Health Plus is available to single adults, couples without children, and parents who are residents of New York State and are United States citizens or fall under one of many immigration categories.
Family Health Plus provides comprehensive coverage, including prevention, primary care, hospitalization, prescriptions and other services. There are minimal co-payments for some Family Health Plus services. Health care is provided through participating managed care plans in your area.
Questions regarding Family Health Plus can be directed to the Family Health Plus call center at 1-877-9-FHPLUS (1-877-934-7587), or by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Child Health Plus
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.
Their are similar health plans in New Jersey
called New Jersey Family Care
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