Category Archive: Children

Special Children’s Programs

Not all members of Medicaid can join the Georgia Families program. These members will continue to get health services the way they do now. Members of the following special children’s program cannot become members of Georgia Families at this time: GAPP – The Georgia Pediatric Program (GAPP) provides services to medically fragile children with multiple …

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What is WIC?

The Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Supplemental Nutrition Program is a federally-funded health and nutrition program that provides low-income pregnant or postpartum women, infants, and children ages 5 and under some of the following services: Growth monitoring Nutrition education and counseling to help you and your family eat well and be healthy Breastfeeding promotion and support Food …

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Tips on Keeping Your Child Healthy

We want to help you keep your child healthy and strong!  Below are some great tips for keeping your child fit:  Take your child to the doctor for regular checkups.  Your doctor knows your child best.  The doctor’s office is the best place for your child to receive regular checkups. Keep your appointments.  Call the …

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Newborns

Congratulations on your newborn!  Here at Georgia Families we want you and your baby to remain happy and healthy.  This is why it is important for you to join a health plan that is right for you both. Some health plans offer extra benefits for new moms!  Some of them are: Special programs like community baby …

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PeachCare for Kids

  PeachCare for Kids is a low-cost health insurance for children. This is the way that Georgia takes care of Georgia’s uninsured kids. Georgia children through the age of 18, who do not qualify for Medicaid, may qualify for PeachCare. They must be U.S. citizens, certain qualified legal residents, refugees or asylees who reside in Georgia. There …

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Health Check visits

Keeping kids healthy is an important goal for Georgia Families. We know how busy you can be juggling family schedules, but it’s important to make time for your children’s health. Children who are Medicaid members or in PeachCare for Kids should get regular checkups called Health Check visits. Regular checkups from birth through age 18 …

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