PeachCare for Kids

PeachCare for Kids® is a comprehensive health care program for uninsured children living in Georgia. The health benefits include primary, preventive, specialist, dental care and vision care. PeachCare for Kids also covers hospitalization, emergency room services, prescription medications and mental health care. Each child in the program has a Georgia Families Care Management Organization (CMO) who is responsible for coordinating the child's care.
 
In 1997, Congress created Title XXI of the Social Security Act to provide health care for the growing number of uninsured children in the United States. This legislation enabled states to create State Children’s Health Insurance (S-CHIP) programs to increase access to affordable health insurance. In Georgia, this program is PeachCare for Kids® PeachCare for Kids® began covering children in 1998 and provides comprehensive coverage to uninsured children. S-CHIP was reauthorized in January 2018 for an additional 10 years. 
 

 

PeachCare for Kids News

New Payment Portal

As of April 15, 2018, the payment portal address has changed. Please note the new portal does have a new look. For more infomation on the new payment portal please see the payment information page. 

PeachCare for Kids® Alerts Members to Fraudulent Websites

The Georgia Department of Community Health PeachCare for Kids® program is alerting the public about fraudulent web-based payment scams targeting PeachCare for Kids members. The false links, found through a general web search for “PeachCare for Kids payments,” directs users to official looking websites that allows members to make payments. Please click here for more information.