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The following updates have been made to your CDPHP Medicaid plan:

Children’s Behavioral Health Services
(Effective January 2020)

CDPHP will cover additional services that help children under age 21 with behavioral health needs. These Children and Family Treatment and Support Services (CFTSS) help children and their families improve their health, well-being, and quality of life.

These services include:

  • Youth peer support and training, which can help children:

    • Develop skills to manage health challenges and be independent

    • Feel empowered to make decisions

    • Make connections to natural supports and resources

    • Transition to the adult health system when the time is right

  • Crisis intervention, which provides:

    • Professional help at home or in the community when a child is distressed and can’t be helped by friends, family, or other supports

    • Support and help with using crisis plans to de-escalate a crisis, or reduce or prevent future crises


Children Home and Community Based Services
(Effective October 2019)

These services are available for children identified by a Health Home as requiring support and extra care at home and in the community, and who are at risk of going to the hospital or a long term care facility. To access these services, children/youth and their families can speak with a Health Home care manager by calling (518) 473-5569 or emailing

» Find locations where you can access these services.


Infertility Services
(Effective October 2019)

If you are unable to get pregnant, CDPHP will be covering services and medications that may help.

This benefit will be limited to coverage for 3 cycles of treatment per lifetime, and is available to CDPHP Medicaid members who are:

  • 21-34 years old, and are unable to get pregnant after 12 months of regular, unprotected sex.

  • 35-44 years old, and are unable to get pregnant after 6 months of regular, unprotected sex.

Services covered by this benefit can be found on page 10 of your Medicaid Managed Care handbook, or page 11 of your HARP handbook.


To find out if you qualify for Medicaid, fill out this form and a CDPHP representative will contact you.