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Medicaid for Pregnancy


People who are pregnant can get free Medicaid care through the New York State Department of Health.


  • If you’re pregnant and uninsured, you may qualify. How much you earn will determine if you qualify. Call the Growing Up Healthy Hotline at 800-522-5006 for information to see if you qualify.
  • Coverage is available regardless of immigration status.
  • To sign up, go to the NY State of Health Marketplace at even if the enrollment period has closed.
  • Call 311 for assistance with your application.
  • Your baby will receive health care for at least one year after its birth.

To learn more about Medicaid for Pregnant Women go to
Updated on February 26, 2024