You can apply for Medicaid in any one of the following ways: Write, phone, or go to your local department of social services. You can also mail in an application to your local department of social services, or apply with the help of an enrollment facilitator.
Residents of New York City can mail applications to the Human Resources Administration at:
Initial Eligibility Unit
HRA/Medical Assistance Program
P.O. Box 2798
New York, NY 10117-2273
Pregnant women and children can apply at many clinics and hospitals. Call your local department of social services to find out where you can apply.
If you are in a facility operated by the New York State Office of Mental Health, contact the Patient Resource Office.
If you are in a facility certified by the New York State Office for People With Developmental Disabilities, contact the Revenue Support Office.
*NOTE: Medicaid coverage is available, regardless of alien status, if you are pregnant or require treatment for an emergency medical condition. A doctor must certify that you are pregnant or had an emergency, and you must meet all other eligibility requirements.
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