Affinity Health Plan

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    If you are looking for health coverage for your children, Affinity offers Child Health Plus (CHP), a New York State sponsored health insurance program. Child Health Plus now covers many more children, giving them great health care and the opportunity for a brighter future. And all children may qualify, regardless of their parents' immigration status.


    With Affinity, your children will get high-quality care, including:

    • emergency room visits
    • prescription drug coverage 
    • dental, hearing and eye care
    • immunizations, lab tests and X-rays
    • doctor visits
    • great customer service
    • health programs
    • great doctors and hospitals that specialize in helping teens and children  

    Who may qualify for Child Health Plus offered through Affinity? People who...

    » are under 19 years old;

    » live in New York City, or in Nassau, Orange, Rockland, Suffolk or Westchester county;

    » do not have Medicaid or Medicare; and

    » do not have any other health insurance.

    Calculate your eligibility for this plan.

    How much does Child Health Plus cost?

    This plan is low cost and can even be free depending on your family’s income.

     Child Health Plus Premium Levels

    Applying is easy

    Additional Plan Information

    View the Member Handbook: English | Spanish | Chinese

    New dental care provider insert: English | Spanish | Chinese

    New Blood Clot Benefit Rider: English | Spanish | Chinese 

    New hours of operation insert

    Find out about Healthy Beginnings - a special program for pregnant moms


    Members can make their premium payments through the mail by sending a check or money order to:

    Affinity Health Plan Inc.
    Church Street Station
    P.O. Box 6499
    New York, NY 10277-3647

    You can also pay by credit/debit card or by eCheck (a payment that you make directly from your bank account) by calling our customer service department at 866-247-5678. We are available Monday through Friday, 8:30am-6pm Eastern time. 

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    Treatment Cost Calculator

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    Child Health Plus is a New York State sponsored health insurance program for children under the age of 19 who do not qualify for Medicaid and have little or no health insurance. For more information about Child Health Plus, 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 or call 1-855-355-5777.