Medicaid Managed Care - Program Summary
What is Medicaid Managed Care?
Medicaid Managed Care is a New York State sponsored health insurance program for adults and children who have little or no income or who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI). The Healthfirst service area includes New York City (Brooklyn, Bronx, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island) and Long Island.
The Medicaid Managed Care program offered by Healthfirst helps manage all of you and your family's health care needs by offering the following services:
- Emergency care
- Hospital stays
- And other health services
How much does Medicaid cost?
There are NO monthly premiums for Medicaid Managed Care. Some services may require a copayment.
I still have questions. I’m not sure if this program is right for me and my family.
We’re here to help! If you do not qualify for Medicaid Managed Care, you and your family may be eligible for other Healthfirst health insurance programs. Contact a Healthfirst representative by phone to ask which health program is best for you and your family.
Medicaid is New York State-sponsored health insurance program. For more information about the Medicaid Managed Care program, call New York Medicaid Choice at 1-800-505-5678.
For more information about Medicaid, call New York Health Options at 1-800-541-2831. To learn more about applying for health insurance through NY State of Health, The Official Health Plan Marketplace, visit www.nystateofhealth.ny.gov or call 1-855-355-5777.