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document 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...
document Public Health Insurance Programs in New York State
These materials include an overview of public health insurance programs in New York and in-depth information on Medicaid managed care.
document 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...
document Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and Public Health Insurance
Haitian individuals 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 certain country designated by the...
document New Application Form (2010, updated 3/2015) Used for Medicaid, Child Health Plus and Family Health Plus in New York State
Since 2010, the New York State Department of Health has used a uniform 6-page application form to be used for Medicaid called the Access NY Application or form DOH-4220. Download the form at this link - scroll down to Application for Non-MAGI. As of October 2016, the form was last updated in...
document 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.
document Help for those who missed the first open enrollment period
Do you or someone you know need health insurance? Did you miss the open enrollment period? You may still have options to get coverage! Medicaid, Essential Plan and Child Health Plus enrollment is year-round! If you have experienced certain life events, you may qualify for a special enrollment...


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