Families & Adults

Medicaid:Medicaid is a publicly funded health insurance program available low-income to residents of New York and people who have used up most of their savings and need long-term care. The best way to find out if you are eligible for any aspect of the Medicaid program is to contact your local department of social services. Participation in Medicaid is dependent on your income and savings. {READ MORE}

Healthy New York:Healthy New York is a publicly funded health insurance program for individuals and small businesses. Health New York is available to residents New York State who may not meet income criteria for other public programs, but can’t afford health insurance or don’t receive health insurance from their employer.{READ MORE}

COBRA:COBRA stands for the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act. The law allows people who had insurance through a school or an employer, but lost it, to continue their same plan or coverage for a certain period of time through a private insurance company.{READ MORE}

Family Health Plus:Family Health Plus is a public health insurance program for low-income adults who are aged 19 to 64 who do not have health insurance – either on their own or through their employers – but have income or savings that are too high to qualify for Medicaid. Family Health Plus is available to single adults, couples without children, and parents with limited income who are residents of New York State and are United States citizens or fall under one of many immigration categories.{READ MORE}

Prenatal Care Assistance Program:The Prenatal Care Assistance Program offers complete pregnancy care and other health care services to women and teens who live in New York State. The Medicaid Obstetrical and Maternal Services (MOMS) Program provides complete pregnancy services in areas of the state where PCAP health centers are not located. There is no cost to eligible women who participate in MOMS or PCAP.{READ MORE}

Family Planning Benefit Program:The Family Planning Benefit Program is a program for New York State residents who need family planning services but may not be able to afford them. {READ MORE}

Downstate Insurance

Brooklyn Health Works: The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce has created a program for small businesses in Brooklyn to provide health care for their employees are a greatly reduced cost.{READ MORE}

Health Pass: For small businesses located businesses in New York City, or in Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Rockland, Orange, Putnam, or Dutchess counties. {READ MORE}

Long Island Health: For small businesses located on Long Island {READ MORE}