Florida KidCare

What is Florida KidCare?

It is health insurance for uninsured children under age 19. Qualifying for Florida KidCare is based on income & family size. Florida KidCare includes the following:

  • MediKids: Covers children ages 1-4
  • Healthy Kids: Covers children ages 5-18
  • Children’s Medical Services Network: Covers children birth – 18 with special health or emotional needs or ongoing medical conditions
  • Medicaid for Children: Covers children birth – 18

How much do I pay each month for coverage?

Most families pay $15 or $20 each month or nothing at all. If you need to pay more, Florida KidCare will let you know. You may have small co-payments for some services.

What services are covered?

Florida KidCare is health coverage for children. Services include:

  • Doctor Visits
  • Check-ups & Shots
  • Hospital, Surgery & Emergency Services
  • Vision & Hearing
  • Mental Health
  • Prescriptions
  • Dental

For more information, call 211 or the Florida KidCare hotline at 1.888.540.5437.  To apply online, please visit www.floridakidcare.org. For local assistance, contact Olga Mabolia at omabolia@nefhsc.org or 904.723.5422 x108.