Family Health Plus/Child Health Plus

For more information on financial assistance, participating Medicaid Managed Care Plans, fees, participating providers, application forms or any questions,
Contact: Patient Financial Resource Center
Phone: 315 464-5026
Email: needhelp@upstate.edu

Family Health Plus

Family Health Plus is a public health insurance program for persons between the ages of 19 and 64 who do not have health insurance benefits and do not qualify for Medicaid.

Family Health Plus provides comprehensive health insurance coverage to adults with limited income who are residents of New York State. Family Health Plus is available through Excellus, Fidelis Care, Total Care, and AmeriChoice by United Healthcare.

Inpatient and outpatient hospital care, emergency room care, prescriptions and routine doctor visits are some of the many services covered and there is little or no cost to participate.

Child Health Plus

Child Health Plus is a free or low cost health insurance program funded by New York State to help families provide health insurance for their children. Families may qualify even if the parents are working. Coverage is available through various plans. Child Health Plus is available through Excellus, Fidelis Care, Total Care, and AmeriChoice by United Healthcare.

The cost of coverage is based on your family income. Child Health Plus insurance is also available at reasonable rates for families with higher incomes.