Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Why is healthcare important for kids and teens?

A: Healthy kids stay focused on learning, and are less likely to miss school days. Besides, being insured means less financial worries for the whole family.

Q: What services do Medicaid and PeachCare cover?

A: Medicaid and PeachCare pay for doctor visits, immunizations, dental care, vision care, prescription medicines, hospital care, and much more.

Q: I have a job. Are my kids still eligible for Medicaid and PeachCare?

A: Yes, most children who are eligible for Medicaid and PeachCare, but are not enrolled are in working families. Working parents may not have health coverage through their jobs or the health coverage they get does not cover their children. Many working families cannot afford health insurance on their own. To find out if you might be eligible, click here.

Q: When can I enroll in Medicaid and PeachCare?

A: You can enroll in Medicaid and PeachCare anytime. The process can take up to 45 days, so get started now!

Q: My kids are teenagers. Are they still covered?

A: Yes. Medicaid and PeachCare cover kids until their 19th birthday. Eligibility is still determined by income and household size.