How does Healthy NY compare to Medicaid, Family Health Plus, and Child Health Plus?

  • Medicaid provides health insurance to low-income children and adults. They may or may not have jobs.
     
  • Family Health Plus provides health insurance to low-income adults ages 19-64. These adults do not have health insurance, but make too much money to qualify for Medicaid.
     
  • Child Health Plus offers health insurance to children under age 19. These children’s families are at higher income levels than those required under Medicaid or Family Health Plus.
     
  • Healthy NY offers health insurance to adults who have jobs, but do not have insurance. These adults have higher income levels than those required under Medicaid or Family Health Plus.