Florida KidCare mobile app available

Need low-cost health insurance for your uninsured children? There’s an app for that.

Florida KidCare, the state children’s health insurance program, launched a mobile application called “FL KidCare” that can be accessed through the Android and Apple marketplaces. The app includes a map of and directions to assistance centers; the online application; resources; direct access to customer service and payment portals; and an events calendar.

The app will also benefits KidCare partner agencies and community outreach workers, as they’ll be able to assist families in completing the application process.

Florida KidCare is health insurance for uninsured children under age 19. Qualifying for Florida KidCare is based on income & family size. Coverage includes doctor visits, surgeries and emergency care, as well as dental and vision.

The app was launched by Florida Healthy Kids Corporation and funded through a grant from Bank of America.