Your health is of the utmost concern to the MAP and the staff supporting the program. When your health, or the health of your loved ones, becomes a concern, know that the MAP is here to offer guidance. The MAP can refer members to organizations that can provide medical assistance to members with many types of insurance, and even to members without insurance. Other programs can offer assistance with prescriptions and handling their often-high cost.
The information provided in the links below is as specific as possible; however, if you need information not provided, please try the following things:
- Call 311. The operators have a wealth of information and can connect you to available known resources.
- Use your favorite search engine. Look for city and state government web sites, which often provide a gateway for services that are offered.
- Contact your local elected official’s office.
Medicaid covers expenses for hospitals, physicians, nursing homes, dentists, and other types of care. There are limits on assets and income. Child Health Plus offers low cost health insurance options for children. Price determined by family income. Must apply through NY State Health Marketplace.
Pays certain healthcare costs. Applicants must be 65 or older (certain disabled persons any age). There are no limits on assets or income.
Free or low-cost health insurance to needy children up to age 19. The cost of the coverage is based on annual family income and must be purchased through the NY State of Health online marketplace. Visit the website to determine eligibility for plans and subsidies.
Accepts Medicaid, Medicare, and other health plans. Individuals without insurance are charged according to income. Use website to find a clinic nearby.
The city of New York has services to insure public health and to service certain at-risk citizens. The services include free confidential AIDS screening, child health care, dental care, tuberculosis testing and treatment and maternity and prenatal services.
The City of New York’s prescription discount card. Order online or call for details.
Offers the following programs: Elder Abuse Program, Center for Children, Child and Family Support Program. Contact the Department of Social Work Services for more information.