Child Health Plus

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Child Health Plus provides no or low-cost healthcare coverage for the children of uninsured or underinsured families who do not qualify for Medicaid. Plan benefits include pediatrician and other doctor visits, lab tests, prescription drugs, hospitalization, urgent care, emergency care, wellness, dental, vision, hearing, and more. Sponsored by New York State, this plan is for children under age 19 regardless of family income or immigration status.

Plan Highlights:

  • Hospital, emergency room, retail health clinic, and urgent care visits
  • Lab tests and X-rays
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Vaccines (shots)
  • Hearing, vision, and dental coverage
  • Care Management programs
  • Physical, occupational, and speech therapy
  • 24/7 access to care with telemedicine (Teladoc)*
  • 2021
Child Health Plus
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Eligible Age
Under 19
Eligible Service Areas
Within New York City's five boroughs (the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island), Long Island, and Westchester, Orange, Rockland, and Sullivan counties
Dental Cleanings
$0 copay
Vision Exams
$0 copay
Telemedicine (Teladoc)
$0 copay
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The benefit information provided is a brief summary, not a complete description, of benefits. For more information, contact the plan.

Coverage is provided by Healthfirst Health Plan, Inc., Healthfirst PHSP, Inc., and/or Healthfirst Insurance Company, Inc. (together, “Healthfirst”). Plans contain exclusions and limitations.

Additional Benefits

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    24/7 Access to Telemedicine with Teladoc*

    Talk to a doctor any time—for a $0 copay. Connect with board-certified doctors through video chat or phone for prescriptions, help diagnosing and treating non-emergency conditions, and more. Access to dermatologists is also available.

Additional Benefits

  • 24/7 Access to Telemedicine with Teladoc*

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1-844-488-1486

Monday to Friday, 9am–8pm

TTY English: 1-888-542-3821

TTY Español: 1-888-867-4132

Member Services

1-866-463-6743

Monday to Friday, 8am—6pm

TTY English: 1-888-542-3821

TTY Español: 1-888-867-4132

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You can also go to the NY State of Health’s website to view your choices, or call the NY State of Health customer service center at 1-855-355-5777.

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