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Personal Finance: Health

Websites This Web site provides information on a wide variety of health finance issues including insurance and health care laws. This is the official U.S. government Medicare Web site and includes links for information and online search tools. This Web site describes features of Medicaid, eligibility requirements, and how to sign up for benefits.

New York State Health Insurance Programs This is a one-stop source of information about New York health insurance programs such as Child Health Plus (an income-based eligible health insurance program for children), the Age 29 Dependent Coverage Extension and many others.

Medicaid in NYS (NYS Department of Health) This Web site is a one-stop resource for questions about the Medicaid program administered by New York State.

Health Insurance Information Counseling and Assistance Program (HICAP) provides Medicare beneficiaries with information, education, and counseling about Medicare and other health insurance.