Medicaid for Children
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This health insurance program helps make health care affordable for families caring for children. Services can include:

  • visits to healthcare providers
  • inpatient and outpatient hospital services
  • dental and vision care
  • prescription medication and vaccines
  • lab tests and x-rays
  • medical transportation
  • family planning services

To get program benefits, you should go to a healthcare provider that participates in the Medicaid program.

You can get more information about this program and other programs in your state by going to the AARP GrandFacts State Fact Sheets at:

How do I apply?

To apply for this program, you can print and fill out the application form and mail it to your local office. You can also apply by using the online application.

Frequently Asked Questions

See What Key Benefits Programs You May Qualify For

BenefitsCheckUp can help you assess whether you can get help from programs before you apply. Answer questions anonymously to find out if you may be eligible for key benefits programs, including the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Medicare Savings Programs, Medicaid, Medicare Part D Low Income Subsidy (LIS) - Extra Help, among others. 

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