Welfare Info

Arizona KidsCare

KidsCare is Arizona's health insurance for children under 19. Children ages 18 and younger that qualify can get medical, dental and vision services; all three services combined in one simple plan. KidsCare is inexpensive; a family's payments a...

What is Arizona KidsCare?

The Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) provides health coverage to nearly eight million children and families with incomes too high to qualify for Medicaid, but can't afford private coverage.

In some states, CHIP covers parents and pregnant women. Each state offers CHIP coverage, and works closely with its state Medicaid program. Please note: These programs may be called by different names in your state.


Some benefits covered through CHIP, include:

  • Routine check-ups
  • Immunizations
  • Doctor visits
  • Prescriptions
  • Dental and vision care
  • Inpatient and outpatient hospital care
  • Laboratory and X-ray services
  • Emergency services

Program Requirements

CHIP serves uninsured children up to age 19 in families with incomes too high to qualify them for Medicaid.

In general for this benefit program, the child must be a US national, citizen, legal alien or permanent resident, and have low income.

The child must also be a resident of the state of Arizona.




In order to qualify, you must have an annual household income (before taxes) that is below the following amounts:

Household Size* Maximum Income Level (Per Year)
1 $25,447
2 $34,266
3 $43,086
4 $51,906
5 $60,726
6 $69,546
7 $78,365
8 $87,185

*For households with more than eight people, add $8,820 per additional person. Always check with the appropriate managing agency to ensure the most accurate guidelines.

Application Details

What is the application process for Arizona KidsCare?

To apply online, please visit the Health-e-eArizona PLUS online application portal.

You may also find out if you qualify through the Marketplace application.

Contact Info

Medicaid and CHIP