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 2009, as part of the Children’s Health Insurance (CHIPRA). 
 

 

PeachCare for Kids News

Choice Change Period Begins July 1st!

  • From July 1 through September 30, 2017, ALL members have the option to choose a different CMO.
  • From July 1 through September 30, 2017, ALL members have the option to choose a different CMO.
  • Members who choose a different CMO will be mailed a new member ID card and CMO packet.
  • Members who move to a different CMO will be enrolled in the new CMO on the first day of the next month.

NOTE: Members can only make one CMO change during the Choice Change Period! Members may choose a different CMO on their next anniversary date. Click here for more details.