Medicaid offers free health insurance coverage to adults, ages 19 to 64, who meet income and other eligibility requirements.

You can get more information on eligibility, how to apply, and required documents.

Call 311 for assistance.

Children and teens 21 and under with an active Medicaid case can get preventive health services, medical care, and dental care. Caregivers who are not foster parents but are financially responsible for children in their care may also be eligible for Medicaid.

If you are in a Medicaid managed care plan and receiving Child and Teen Health Care, contact your Medicaid managed care plan to address any questions about your coverage and services.

  • Agency: Human Resources Administration
  • Phone Number: (718) 557-1399
  • Business Hours: Monday - Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
  • Staff is available through the automated phone system during business hours. Automated assistance is also available in Cantonese, Mandarin, Russian, and Spanish. Most languages are available through a staff person.

If you receive Medicaid or have applied for benefits, you can get your application status, office locations, eligibility for Managed Long Term Care, and other information.

Call 311 for assistance.

You can get information about public health insurance, including Medicaid and Child Health Plus.  To find out if you are eligible for public health insurance, you can visit a Medicaid Office for assistance.

Online

Find a Medicaid office.

By Phone

Call 311 for assistance.

Get information if you are unable to visit the Medicaid office in person.

Call 311 for assistance.

Doctors and dentists who would like to begin accepting Medicaid or already accept Medicaid recipients and have questions, can contact provider services. 

Call 311 for assistance.