Albany County Department of
SOCIAL SERVICES
162 Washington Avenue | Albany, NY 12210
Phone: (518) 447-7300 | Fax: (518) 447-7722
Eric Ehrmann, Commissioner

Medical Assistance (Medicaid)

Medicaid provides medical coverage for people who are unable to pay for their medical care and who have income below the eligibility guidelines set by the State http://www.health.ny.gov/health_care/medicaid/. Individuals and families in receipt of Temporary Assistance may be eligible for Medicaid. Individuals receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI) are automatically eligible for Medicaid.

Applying for Medicaid through the NY State of Health can be done by doing the following:

Albany County ExecutiveDaniel P. McCoy