Child Health Program
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Eligibility


      A child may be eligible for Kaiser Permanente Child Health Program if he or she is:

      •Under 19 years old
      •Not eligible for public health care coverage such as Medi-Cal
      •Not eligible for Federal Financial Assistance
      •Not eligible for employer-sponsored health care coverage
      •Living in a family whose income is up to 300% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). See chart below.
      •Living in an area that is open to new enrollment 

      If you are not sure whether you qualify for Medi-Cal, click here.  Also see Forms and Resources for more information.

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      Eligible income guidelines

      Family size
      (parents/guardians and children)1
      $0 per child2
      Income before taxes3 is between
      $10 per child2Income before taxes3 is between $20 per child2Income before taxes3 is between
      2 $0 – $21,404 $21,405 – $31,020 $31,021 – $46,530
      3 $0 – $26,951 $26,952 – $39,060 $39,061 – $58,590
      4 $0 – $32,499 $32,500 – $47,100 $47,101 – $70,650
      5 $0 – $38,047 $38,048 – $55,140 $55,141 – $82,710
      6 $0 – $43,594 $43,595 – $63,180 $63,181 – $94,770
      7 $0 – $49,142 $49,143 – $71,220 $71,221 – $106,830
      8 $0 – $54,689 $54,690 – $79,260 $79,261 – $118,890
      For each additional person Add $4,020 Add $4,020 Add $4,020

      Ranges shown above are subject to change.

      1A single parent/guardian who lives with one child is considered a family of two (2).

      2This is the monthly premium per child for up to three children. There is no extra premium to cover additional children.

      3Income is your projected income for one year, based on the total monthly household gross income information you submit with your applications.