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Children's Health Coverage Programs in New York

Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) provide no-cost or low-cost health coverage for eligible children in New York. These programs provide health coverage for children so that they can get routine check-ups, immunizations and dental care to keep them healthy.

Even if your child has been turned down in the past or you don't know if they qualify, you may be able to get health coverage now.

Medicaid/CHIP Information in New York

Medicaid in New York

Or call 1-855-355-5777 to talk to someone about Medicaid in New York.

CHIP in New York

Or call the Child Health Plus Information Line at 1-800-698-4543

Getting Dental Care

Your child needs to have Medicaid or CHIP coverage in order to get dental benefits. Once your child has coverage through Medicaid or CHIP, he or she can get dental care. Find information about dental care in New York here: