Friday, Nov 21, 2014
Health

KidCare applications begin April 15


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Did you know there are approximately 507,000 Florida children without healthcare coverage? Many of these children are eligible for Florida KidCare, a low cost health insurance for children under the age 19.

United Way of Hernando County is pleased to announce their Florida KidCare partner sites: Head Start- Mid Florida Community Services; Hernando County Public Libraries ; A New Generation; and Mid Florida Community Services.

These local partners are trained and certified to assist residents with applying for Florida KidCare health insurance.

Qualifying for this insurance program is based on income and family size. Florida KidCare includes the following:

MediKids: Covers children ages 1through 4

Healthy Kids: ages 5 through 18

Children’s Medical Services Network: Covers children from birth through age 18 with ongoing medical needs, special health care or emotional needs.

Medicaid for children: Covers children from birth through 18.


For more details on where and how to apply for Florida KidCare insurance, please dial 2-1-1 or visit www.211connects.org.

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