Medicaid Managed Care

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A Medicaid plan with a $0 monthly plan premium and low or no copays for doctor visits, lab tests, prescription drugs, hospitalization, urgent care, emergency care, maternity, dental, vision, hearing, wellness, and more. Sponsored by New York State, this plan is for qualified low-income families and individuals under 65.

Plan Highlights:

  • No-cost annual checkups
  • Hospital, emergency room, and urgent care visits
  • Prescription and over-the-counter nonprescription drug coverage*
  • Maternity coverage, plus your newborn is automatically enrolled in Medicaid
  • Hearing, vision, and dental coverage
  • Transportation to and from doctor appointments for covered services**
  • Physical, occupational, and speech therapy
  • Health and wellness programs
  • NEW - Institution for Mental Disease (IMD) In Lieu of Service (ILS)
  • 2020
Medicaid Managed Care
Summary of Benefits and Coverage (PDF)
Comprehensive Formulary
Eligible Age
Under 65
Eligible Service Areas
Within New York City’s five boroughs (the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island), Long Island, and Westchester, Sullivan, and Orange counties
Other Eligibility Requirements
Meet the Medicaid Managed Care income requirements. Not sure if you’re eligible? Find out now
Dental Cleanings
Pediatric – $0 copay
Adult - $0 copay
Vision Exams
Pediatric – $0 copay
Adult - $0 copay
$0 copay
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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.

    *Telemedicine isn’t a replacement for your Primary Care Provider (PCP). Your PCP should always be your first choice for care and for routine visits.

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    Urgent Care Center Network

    Get the care you need when you need it at an urgent care center in our network–no appointment needed. Urgent care centers offer late-night and weekend hours, often with faster service at a lower cost than the Emergency Room (ER).

    Visit an in-network urgent care center to get help for non-emergency conditions like earache, upset stomach, sprains, stitches, and more.

Additional Benefits

  • 24/7 Access to Telemedicine with Teladoc*

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  • Urgent Care Center Network

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