Georgia

Health Care for Children

Know Your Rights

  • A Parent's Guide to EPSDT Medicaid Benefits

    The Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) service is Medicaid's comprehensive child health program. Read More

    By:
    Georgia Legal Services Program®
  • Are You Eligible for Any Government Benefits?

    Enter information into this website and it will give you a report on benefits you may be eligible to receive. Content Detail

    By:
    GovBenefits, A Partnership of Federal Agencies and Organizations
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    Spanish / Español
  • Basics of Medicaid

    Medicaid is a health care program funded by the federal and state governments to help people with low incomes pay their medical bills. Read More

    By:
    Atlanta Legal Aid Society Inc
  • Facts You Should Know About Medicaid And Tanf If You Have Children

    TANF is the program called Temporary Assistance for Needy Families. It provides cash assistance to low-income families. Read More

    By:
    Georgia Legal Services Program®
  • Insure Kids Now!

    You work hard to provide for your children and want to make sure they grow up strong, smart and healthy. But like many parents whose children don't have health insurance, you worry about taking care of them. Now, you may have one less thing to worry about. Your state, and every state in the nation, has a health insurance program for infants, children and teens. This web site tells you how to get your children enrolled. Content Detail

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    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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    Spanish / Español
  • Children's Medical Services

    The mission of Children's Medical Services (CMS) is to assure that eligible children with chronic health conditions who are residents of the state of Georgia receive specialty medical care. Go to this site for more information. After you reach the site, look on the tool bar on the left hand side of the web page for a list of Children's Medical Services Coordinators near you. Content Detail

    By:
    Georgia Department of Public Health
  • Do you have a Katie Beckett Medicaid Appeal pending? What to do...

    The medicaid agency is beginning to process Katie Beckett appeals that have been pending. Some appeals have been referred to private attorneys to represent the agency in the appeals. Read More

    By:
    Georgia Legal Services Program®
  • Georgia's Katie Beckett Program for Children - What Can You Do If Your Child's Medicaid Coverage Is Being Terminated?

    Georgia children with severe disabilities (mental or physical) can qualify for Medicaid under the so-called Katie Beckett waiver. These children are in families with incomes too high to qualify for other Medicaid. This brochure explains the waiver and rights. Read More

    By:
    Georgia Legal Services Program®
  • Health Care Coverage for Children and Teenagers

    Most children and teenagers can get health care coverage in Georgia under Medicaid or PeachCare for Kids. This document explains how. Read More

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    Georgia Legal Services Program®
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    Spanish / Español
  • Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit

    Information on applying for the Medicare prescription drug benefit Content Detail

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    Medicare.gov
  • National Immunization Program

    Welcome to the Vaccines for Children (VFC) Program VFC helps families by providing free vaccines to doctors who serve eligible children and is administered at the national level by the CDC through the National Immunization Program. CDC contracts with vaccine manufacturers to buy vaccines at reduced rates. Content Detail

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    Department of Health and Human Services
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    Spanish / Español
  • What is Medicaid and Who Is it For?

    Medicaid is a jointly funded, Federal-State health insurance program for low-income and needy people. It covers children, the aged, blind, and/or disabled and other people who are eligible to receive federally assisted income maintenance payments. This web site provides basic information and answers to frequently asked questions about Medicaid. Content Detail

    By:
    Social Security Administration
  • Babies Can't Wait

    Babies Can't Wait (BCW) is Georgia's statewide interagency service delivery system for infants and toddlers with developmental delays or disabilities and their families. BCW is established by Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) which guarantees all eligible children, regardless of their disability, access to services that will enhance their development. Content Detail

    By:
    Georgia Division of Public Health
  • EarnBenefits Online

    Find if you qualify for public health benefits and find out how to apply. Content Detail

    By:
    Seedco
  • Infant and Child Health Program

    The mission of the Infant and Child Health Program is to provide leadership and resources to communities in the development of a comprehensive system of care designed to improve the health and well being of infants and children and their families. These web pages contain information on an array of programs to improve the health of infants and children. Content Detail

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    Georgia Department of Public Health