Community Health Advocates

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Community Health Advocates (CHA) helps New Yorkers navigate the complex healthcare system by providing individual assistance, outreach, and education to communities through New York State. CHA  is an "all-payer" program, providing one-stop services to consumers with public or private coverage, or no coverage at all.

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CHA helps consumers

  • find and navigate health coverage or access low-cost or free care,

  • solve billing issues,

  • understand health care form and their health care rights, and so much more.

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For more information, contact CIDNY and ask to speak to a benefits counselor!