Child Health Plus Insurance

Information on New York State's Child Health Plus Insurance

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 our area. Click on link below for eligibility.

Child Health Plus

What benefits can you get for your kids?

  • Well-child care
  • Physical exams
  • Immunizations
  • Diagnosis and treatment of illness and injury
  • X-ray and lab tests
  • Outpatient surgery
  • Emergency care
  • Prescription and non-prescription drugs if ordered
  • Inpatient hospital medical or surgical care
  • Short-term therapeutic outpatient services (chemotherapy, hemodialysis)
  • Limited inpatient and outpatient treatment for alcoholism and substance abuse, and mental health
  • Dental care
  • Vision care
  • Speech and hearing
  • Durable medical equipment
  • Emergency ambulance transportation to a hospital
  • Hospice


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