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Welcome to PeachCare for Kids®

Low-Cost Health Care for Kids 18 and Younger.

PeachCare for Kids® is the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) in Georgia PeachCare for Kids® is for kids who do not qualify for Medicaid. You must pay a monthly premium.

Eligibility

Children may be eligible* for services under PeachCare for Kids® if they:

  • Are less than nineteen (19) years of age
  • Have a family income that is less than two hundred thirty-five percent (235%) of the federal poverty level, who are not eligible for Medicaid, or
  • Have services through another health insurance program

*As of January 1, 2012, employees of the State of Georgia may enroll their children in PeachCare for Kids® if the employee meets income and other eligibility requirements of the program.

Want to know if you qualify? Learn more about joining Georgia's PeachCare for Kids® program. Call toll-free 1-877-427-3224 or visit PeachCare for Kids®.

How to Apply

You can apply for Peach Care for Kids® in person at your local Georgia Department of Medical Assistance.

Are You a State Employee, Teacher, School Personnel or Board of Regents Employee?

You could save more than $2,000 per year by switching your kids to PeachCare for Kids®. Your kids get vision, dental, sick child visits and more.

Alternative Format Services

What if you speak a different language or need something in Braille, large print or audio? Then we can help you. We have translation and alternative format services (including sign language). We can even arrange to have a translator or sign language interpreter at your appointments. Just give us a call. Call toll-free 1-866-231-1821. TTY users may call 1-877-247-6272. There’s no cost to you for this.



Helpful PeachCare for Kids® Information

Get your flu shot!

There’s no charge for an annual vaccination. Getting a flu shot this time of year is one of the best ways to stay healthy. Plus, you’ll protect yourself and your loved ones from the flu.

Use our Find a Provider tool to find participating providers in your area.

Better Benefits

We are happy to tell you about new benefits. They will not cost you a penny.

  • $0 co-payments for urgent care visits
  • Get $15 each month (that is $180 a year) for over-the-counter items such as sunscreen, aspirin, vitamins and more (over 100 items to choose from)
  • We are pleased to introduce a scholarship to the Boys and Girls Club for members ages 6-18 (available only during the school year)
  • $100 in hypoallergenic bedding to avoid asthma triggers is now available to qualified members
  • Call Member Services for more information

Find a Provider

Our Find a Provider tool gives you information on participating providers in your area.

Nurse Advice Line

You can call our 24-Hour Nurse Advice Line for free. The number is 1-800-919-8807.

Member Services

Contact Member Services weekdays from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. The numbers to call are:

  • PeachCare for Kids: 1-877-427-3224
  • TTY/TDD: 1-877-247-6272
  • Get your flu shot

    Get your flu shot!

    There’s no charge for an annual vaccination. Getting a flu shot this time of year is one of the best ways to stay healthy. Plus, you’ll protect yourself and your loved ones from the flu.

    Use our Find a Provider tool to find participating providers in your area.

  • What's New

    Better Benefits

    We are happy to tell you about new benefits. They will not cost you a penny.

    • $0 co-payments for urgent care visits
    • Get $15 each month (that is $180 a year) for over-the-counter items such as sunscreen, aspirin, vitamins and more (over 100 items to choose from)
    • We are pleased to introduce a scholarship to the Boys and Girls Club for members ages 6-18 (available only during the school year)
    • $100 in hypoallergenic bedding to avoid asthma triggers is now available to qualified members
    • Call Member Services for more information
  • Find a Provider

    Find a Provider

    Our Find a Provider tool gives you information on participating providers in your area.

  • Free 24-Hour Nurse Advice

    Nurse Advice Line

    You can call our 24-Hour Nurse Advice Line for free. The number is 1-800-919-8807.
  • Member Services

    Member Services

    Contact Member Services weekdays from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. The numbers to call are:

    • PeachCare for Kids: 1-877-427-3224
    • TTY/TDD: 1-877-247-6272

PeachCare for Kids Plan Documents

Your Member Handbook explains your plan coverage in detail. It includes important information about your benefits, your rights, and key contact addresses and phone numbers.

The Mommy and Baby Matters Booklet contains important information for moms-to-be including prenatal, postpartum and newborn care.

The Over-the-Counter Catalog includes a detailed list of available items from allergy medications to sunblock to vitamins. It also includes easy instructions on how to order.

Earn $20 when you attend 6 or more prenatal visits before the birth of the baby. Just print this form, and complete the information with your health care provider.

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Last Updated On: 11/16/2016