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​Kentucky Medicaid provides benefits to thousands of children throughout Kentucky. Most of these children will be covered through a Managed Care Organization (MCO). However, there are many programs available for children, so please check out the links on this page to ensure your children are receiving the maximum benefits.

Programs & Services

Kentucky Children's Health Insurance Program (KCHIP) – is a healthcare program for children under 19 that do not have health insurance.
Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse - Options for behavioral health and substance abuse needs.
Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment (EPSDT) – A comprehensive and preventive child health program for some Medicaid or KCHIP enrolled individuals under the age of 21. 
Medical Transportation
Vaccines for Children (VFC) Program – Program provided through the Department for Public Health to provide pediatric vaccines.
First Steps Program – Provides early intervention for families who have infants and toddlers birth to age 3 with developmental delays or at risk to have certain delays. 
Women, Infants, and Children Program (WIC) – Program administered by the KY Department of Public Health that provides nutritional supplements to low-income pregnant or breast-feeding women and infants and children under 5.
Health Access Nurturing Development Services (HANDS) – is a home visiting program for pregnant moms-to-be and new parents that supports all areas of your baby's development.


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