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. 
 

 

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Important Information Regarding Renewals

Renewal for PeachCare for Kids® (PCK) households with renewals due in December 2018 have been extended to January 31, 2019.  Households with affected renewals will receive notice via US Mail in December.  Renewals for these households may be submitted online starting December 1, 2018. Starting January 2019, if your household includes both PCK and Medicaid beneficiaries due for renewal in the same month, you will receive one renewal notice for all affected members of your household.