How Do I Apply?

Starting January 1, 2014, you can apply for Child Health Plus and/or Medicaid coverage through the New York State of Health Marketplace: https://nystateofhealth.ny.gov/.

Call this toll-free number: 1-800-698-4KIDS (1-800-698-4543) or the New York State of Heath Marketplace at 1-855-355-5777, and ask about Child Health Plus. (If you are hearing impaired, call the TTY number, 1-877-898-5849.) If you would like someone to assist you in applying for either Children's Medicaid or Child Health Plus, there are enrollers in your community who can help.

These enrollers will help you fill out the application, collect the necessary documents, and select a health plan. In many cases, assistance is available during evenings and weekends. To learn the nearest location where application assistance is available, , click on this link Community Organizations that can help you enroll or call 1-800-698-4KIDS (1-800-698-4543).