Useful Links


NY Health Access
This site is intended to serve as a constantly evolving resource for advocates, caregivers, and consumers on public health insurance programs in New York State.

Access NY Health Care
One application can be used to apply for Children's Medicaid, Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, Medicaid, Prenatal Care Assistance Program (PCAP), and Women, Infants and Children (WIC) nutritional programs.

Medicaid Institute at the United Hospital Fund
UHF is “a health services research and philanthropic organization shaping positive change for the people of New York.”  Its Medicaid Institute “provides information and analysis explaining New York’s Medicaid program, with the goal of helping all stakeholders redesign, restructure and rebuild the program.”

Families USA, the Voice for Health Care Consumers
Since 1982, Families USA has worked to promote high-quality, affordable health care for all Americans.

Community Catalyst, Building Consumer & Community Participation in the Shaping of Our Health System
Since 1997, they have provided leadership and support to state and local consumer organizations, policymakers, and foundations working to change the health care system so it serves everyone – especially vulnerable members of society.

Government links


Division of the Budget

Department of Health

State Assembly

State Senate

Legislative Retrieval System

The Hill, the latest from Washington