By: Robert S Weinroth
Florida KidCare is the state’s low-cost, high-quality health and dental insurance program for children from birth through the age of 18.
Designed for kids, Florida KidCare ensures kids grow up healthy every year with a solid list of benefits. Most families pay $ 15 or $ 20 for all the children in the household, while others pay nothing at all.
Have a question about Florida KidCare? Call Florida KidCare Call Center: 888.540.KIDS (5437) Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. or visit their website at FloridaKidCare.org or send your questions by e-mail to [email protected]. Florida KidCare Outreach Phone: 850-701-6160
Florida Children’s Blanket
Children in Florida from birth through the age of 18 are eligible for coverage. Registration is free and with year round registration the time to apply is always now. Start your family’s application by clicking on the pink “Apply Now” button. Then Florida KidCare takes care of the rest. Based on the child’s age, household size and family income, we automatically assign each child what is best for them from the four Florida KidCare programs – Medicaid, MediKids, Florida Healthy Kids or the plan. health care services for children (CMS). It is so easy!
Free or low cost
Florida KidCare includes free, subsidized, and paid options based on family income and household size. Most families pay nothing at all, and many pay as little as $ 15 or $ 20 a month for all the children in the household. Families who do not qualify for free or subsidized coverage can purchase a competitively priced full payment plan.
Florida KidCare is specially designed for children. That’s why our coverage gives your child access to the services they need at every stage of their growth and development. Health and dental services are provided through quality plans that offer a choice of local doctors, dentists, specialists, hospitals, pharmacies and other health care providers.
Florida KidCare benefits include, but are not limited to:
Visits to the doctorSurgeriesControlsVaccinations
Vision and hearingArrangementDental care
Emergency roomHospital staysMental Health
KidCare Programs in Florida
Florida KidCare is the umbrella brand for four government-sponsored health insurance programs – Medicaid, MediKids, Florida Healthy Kids, and Children’s Medical Services (CMS) Health Plan – which together provide a seamless continuum of coverage for children in Florida. from birth to completion. 18 years old.
KidCare Partners in Florida
Four partners make up the Florida KidCare program.
Administers the Florida Healthy Kids program for children ages 5-18. The company also determines eligibility for non-Medicaid portions of the program, collects monthly premiums, and operates the customer service call center.
Administers Medicaid services and the MediKids program for children ages 1-4. The agency also works with the federal government to ensure that the Florida KidCare program complies with all federal laws and rules.
Determines Medicaid eligibility and administers the Behavioral Health Network for children ages 5-18 with severe emotional disorders.
Administers the Children’s Medical Services (CMS) health plan for children with special health care needs from birth through the end of age 18 with a family income of up to 200% of federal poverty line.