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Families have different health insurance options for children in Florida. Learn about different Humana options to insure children through Medicaid.

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Health insurance options for kids in Florida

Children in Florida who meet eligibility requirements can enroll in one of four Medicaid health insurance (Florida KidCare) programs. These programs are:

Each of the above programs have basic eligibility requirements:

  • CMS Plan covers children with special healthcare needs from birth to 19 years of age
  • Florida Healthy Kids covers children ages 5 to 19
  • Medicaid covers children from birth to 19 years of age
  • MediKids covers children ages 1 to 4

Families also must meet income requirements to qualify for each of these programs. These income requirements are tied to the Federal Poverty Level (FPL) and household size. After applying for Medicaid enrollment, an applicant will learn for which of the programs he or she qualifies.

Keep in mind that:

  • A child likely will not qualify for each of the available programs
  • Different agencies determine eligibility for each program
  • Some (but not all) programs have premiums and copayments

The Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) makes additional information available on its website, opens new window about health insurance options for eligible children in Florida.

Call a broker

Humana Healthy Horizons in Florida offers coverage to eligible children in Florida. To learn more about enrollment options for children, call an enrollment broker. An enrollment broker can help you figure out what you need to do to enroll a child in a Florida Medicaid (or other type of coverage) plan

Call Florida’s enrollment broker at:
1-877-711-3662 (TTY: 1-866-467-4970)

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