New York Health and Recovery Plan (HARP)

As an Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield HP HARP member in New York, you get many benefits with little to no costs or copays.

Extra care for behavioral health needs

HARP is the Anthem Health and Recovery Plan in New York. It offers regular Medicaid benefits plus extra access to care for behavioral health needs, such as mental health and substance use treatment.

Who’s eligible for HARP in NY?


You may be eligible for HARP through Anthem if you:


 Are age 21 or older.


 Live in the Bronx, Brooklyn (Kings), Manhattan (New York), Queens, Staten Island (Richmond), or Putnam County.


 Are enrolled in Medicaid.


 Have been diagnosed with a serious mental illness or substance use disorder.

What you get with Anthem

Doctor visits

Low-cost prescriptions

A helpful care manager

Already a member? We’re glad you chose Anthem.

We want you to understand your benefits and receive the best possible care. Here are some resources to help.

The member handbook: Everything you need to know


Your member handbook is your go-to guide for health services. It contains complete benefit information about your plan. Read it to find out about:


 How to use your benefits.


 How to choose your PCP.


 How to get help if your doctor’s office is closed.


 How to reach Member Services if you have questions.


 Your rights and responsibilities as an Anthem member.


 Member Handbook - Health and Recovery Plan (English) *


 Member Handbook - Health and Recovery Plan (Spanish) *


* Anthem versions of materials will be coming soon.

Need a handbook mailed to you?

You can request a handbook via live chat with Member Services.