Florida Kid Care - Health Care forYour Child

Through Florida KidCare, the state of Florida offers health insurance for children from birth through age 18, even if one or both parents are working. It includes four different parts. When you apply for the insurance, Florida KidCare will check which part your child may qualify for based on age and family income.

  • MEDIKIDS: children ages 1 through 4.
  • HEALTHY KIDS: children ages 5 through 18.
  • CHILDREN’S MEDICAL SERVICES NETWORK: children birth through 18 who have special health care needs.
  • MEDICAID: children birth through 18. A child who has other health insurance may still qualify for Medicaid.

Some of the services Florida KidCare covers are:

  • Doctor visits
  • Check-ups and shots
  • Hospital
  • Surgery
  • Prescriptions
  • Emergencies
  • Vision and hearing
  • Dental
  • Mental health

There are several ways to apply for Florida KidCare:

If you applied for Florida KidCare before, call 1-888-540-5437 to update your information by telephone, or

Florida KidCare also offers several ways for you to pay your monthly premium.