Medical Assistance (Medicaid)

Applications for Medical Assistance are available at the Albany Office located at 162 Washington Avenue, Albany office.

Medical Assistance strives to ensure the provision of health care to all eligible residents of Albany County.

The offices of this division provide the following areas of services (click on underlined title for further information):

  • Community Unit now compromised of Eligibility workers and Certified Application Counselors to assist applicants in enrolling in the NY STATE OF HEALTH Exchange to acquire adequate health coverage for themselves and their families.
  • Chronic Care Unit's  mission is to assist Albany County residents in establishing long term eligibility within the Medicaid framework.
  • Managed Care Unit  strives to educate Medicaid eligible individuals to enable them to make informed choices in the selection of appropriate Managed Care plans for themselves and their families.

Medical Assistance (Medicaid)
162 Washington Ave
Albany, NY 12207

(518) 447-7492

Albany County ExecutiveDaniel P. McCoy