Florida Kid Care - Income Eligibility




Are you eligible for Florida Kidcare, Medicaid, or Healthy Kids?  In order to make that determination, you first need to know where your family income falls in the poverty guidelines. See the 2009 Federal Poverty Guidelines below:

The 2009 Poverty Guidelines for the 48 Contiguous States and the District of Columbia
Persons in family
Poverty guideline
1
$10,830
2
14,570
3
18,310
4
22,050
5
25,790
6
29,530
7
33,270
8
37,010
For families with more than 8 persons, add $3,740 for each additional person.

To read more information about the Federal 2009 Poverty guildlines, click HERE.  Also, if you need to view the income amounts at the varying percentages over 100% of poverty level, please click HERE.  The next step is to look at the Florida KidCare Eligibility chart.  Below is a brief summary:

� Children ages 0 through one, up to 200% of the federal poverty level, are covered under Medicaid (Title XIX and Title XXI funded)

� Children ages one through five, up to 133% of the federal poverty level, are covered under Medicaid (Title XIX funded)

� Children ages one through five, at 134% to 200% of the federal poverty level, are covered under MediKids (Title XXI funded)

� Children ages one through five, above 200% of the federal poverty level, are covered under MediKids full pay

� Children ages 5 through 18, up to 100% of the federal poverty level, are covered under Medicaid (Title XIX funded)

� Children ages 5 through 18, at 101% to 200% of the federal poverty level, are covered under Healthy Kids (Title XXI funded)

� Children ages 5 through 18, above 200% of the federal poverty level, are covered under Healthy Kids full pay

To learn more or apply for Florida KidCare, please click HERE to visit their web site.


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