New York Commission on Women's Issues
NYC Family Guide NYC Commission on Women's Issues


About CWI Child Care Committee

Child Care / Early Education
Choosing & Locating Services
Child Care Subsidies

Health Insurance
Insurance for Children
Insurance for Adults
Reproductive Health and Prenatal Care


Tax Credits

Supplemental Services

Contact CWI

Back to CWI
Search CWI

Health Insurance | Medicaid
provides free health insurance for low-income adults. Eligible adults receive their medical care through a health plan or fee-for-service depending on area or health condition.
  • Age: Adults must be between the ages of 19 to 64 years old
  • Residency: Must be a New York State resident
  • Citizenship/Immigration Status: Can be a U.S. citizen or fall under one of many immigration categories. Undocumented immigrants and people on short-term visas who are not in the process of applying for permanent status are not eligible.
  • Income: See DOHMH's income chart

Sign up for Women's News