More detailed explanation:
There are several options.
Now that you know how to get health insurance in New York, it’s time to figure out the best way. There are several options:
You can apply for Medicaid.
You can apply for Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), or Low Income Health Program (LIHP).
You can also apply for State Basic Health Plan (SBHP) if you are not eligible for other health insurance plans.
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