Page to be sent: Florida KidCare (SCHIP)
Managing Agency Florida

Program Description

Florida KidCare offers affordable, low-cost health insurance for the uninsured children of Florida. No interview required, just fill out and mail the easy, one-page application and we will tell you if your child is eligible.

General Program Requirements

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of Florida, under 19 years of age or be a primary care giver with a child under the age of 19, not covered by health insurance (including Medicaid), and a U.S. national, citizen, legal alien, or permanent resident.

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

You may apply online by going to:

Or, to download the one-page application and instructions, visit:

You may also call toll-free to request an application be mailed to you:

TTY users can call toll-free at 1-877-316-8748.

Your application will be screened for Children's Medicaid. If eligible, you will receive a notice from the Department of Children and Families advising you when Medicaid benefits begin.

Note: Children who are members of federally recognized American Indian or Native Alaskan tribes may be eligible for free coverage. Click here for additional information:

Program Contact Information

For more information on Florida's KidCare Family of programs, please visit our website at: