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UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
UnitedHealthcare Community Plan

Child Health Plus

Child Health Plus


The New York State Child Health Plus program offered through UnitedHealthcare is simply great health care coverage. It’s for children and young adults up to age 19 who are residents of the State of New York and are not eligible for Medicaid. View the list of benefits below to see all that our plan covers.

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Call us to learn more:
1-888-617-8979 / TTY: 711

Call us to learn more:
1-888-617-8979
TTY: 711

Enrollment:
Monday - Friday 8 a.m.-8 p.m. EST.
Benefits:
Monday - Friday 8 a.m.-6 p.m. EST.

Enrollment:
Monday - Friday 8 a.m.-8 p.m. EST.
Benefits:
Monday - Friday 8 a.m.-6 p.m. EST.

Have Questions? Call Us at:
1-800-493-4647 / TTY: 711

Have Questions? Call Us at:
1-800-493-4647
TTY: 711

Enrollment:
Monday - Friday 8 a.m.-8 p.m. EST.
Benefits:
Monday - Friday 8 a.m.-6 p.m. EST.

Enrollment:
Monday - Friday 8 a.m.-8 p.m. EST.
Benefits:
Monday - Friday 8 a.m.-6 p.m. EST.

See if your doctor or hospital is in our network. Or use this tool to find a new doctor, hospital or specialist.

This plan is available in the following counties:

Albany, Bronx, Broome, Cayuga, Chautauqua, Chemung, Chenango, Clinton, Columbia, Essex, Fulton, Genesee, Herkimer, Jefferson, Kings, Madison, Monroe, Nassau, New York, Niagara, Oneida, Onondaga, Orange, Oswego, Queens, Rensselaer, Richmond, Rockland, St. Lawrence, Suffolk, Tioga, Ulster, Warren and Westchester.

To find out if UnitedHealthcare Community Plan is offered in your county, please call 1-800-493-4647, TTY 711.

More information on eligibility and enrollment can be found on the New York State of Health website.

For more information about Child Health Plus or 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.

Benefits & Features

Well and Sick Care

Get the care your child needs to grow up healthy — or to get better if he or she is injured or sick. That includes:

  • Choice of Doctors. Find a doctor for your child from our broad network.
  • Hospitalization. You pay nothing for hospital care.
  • Medicines. There are no copays for covered drugs.
  • No Copays. You pay nothing for your child’s covered services.
  • Shots and Immunizations. Routine shots to help keep your child healthy.
  • Well Visits. We cover routine well-baby or child exams.
  • Outpatient Services. Lab tests, x-rays and other imaging are covered.

Vision, Dental and Hearing Care

Make sure your child’s sight, teeth and hearing are at their best. Benefits include:

  • Vision. Covers eye exams and glasses.
  • Dental. We cover cleanings, checkups and dental work.
  • Hearing. Screenings and therapies, if needed, are provided.

Home Care and Supplies

Get the medical equipment and diabetic supplies needed to manage your child’s health. Benefits include:

  • Durable Medical Equipment. Your child’s in-home safety equipment is covered.
  • Nurse Visits. Care after surgery or illness to recover at home.
  • Diabetic Supplies. Insulin, needles and wipes ordered by your doctor.

Extra Support

Sometimes you might need a little extra help using your child’s health plan. For those times, you can rely on:

  • Member Services. Call 24/7 for answers about your child’s benefits.
  • Nutrition Coaching. Helpful advice to improve your child’s diet.
  • Grief Support. Have someone your child can talk to in difficult times.

Questions?

Ready to get started? Call us at 1-888-617-8979 TTY: 711 24 hours a day.
7 days a week.

Questions?

Ready to get started?

Call Us:
1-888-617-8979
TTY: 711

Enrollment:
Monday - Friday 8 a.m.-8 p.m. EST.
Benefits:
Monday - Friday 8 a.m.-6 p.m. EST.

Lookup Tools

Doctor Lookup

Search for doctors, hospitals and specialists.

Pharmacy Search

Find a pharmacy near you.

View Drug List

Find medications covered by this plan.

Find a Dentist

Find a dentist near you.

Member Information

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Member Handbook

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