How Do I Apply?
Ped-I-Care members do not apply directly to Ped-I-Care when they join. To join Ped-I-Care, you must apply to Florida KidCare and your child must be accepted by Children’s Medical Services Managed Care Plan (CMS Plan). CMS Plan helps children with special health care needs.
How to Apply:
- Click here to apply to Florida Kidcare online, or download and print an application; or
- Call toll-free: 1-888-540-5437 to have an application sent to you.
You’ll need the following information:
- Your family’s most recent tax return (Form 1040) OR
Your Wage and Earning Statement (W-2 Form) OR
Current Pay Stubs (covering the last 4 weeks New Window)
- The cost to add your child or children to health insurance coverage if your employer offers it.
- Your children’s Social Security Numbers or the date applied for if you have not received Social Security Cards.