My Child's Benefits

Children’s Medicaid covers babies, toddlers, children, teens, and young adults age 20 and younger, who are approved for coverage. Children’s Medicaid pays for many health-care services. Here are some examples:

  • Medical and dental checkups.
  • Other doctor, dentist, and clinic visits.
  • Treatment for injuries, illnesses, and other medical or dental problems, including pre-existing conditions.
  • Prescription drugs and medical supplies.
  • Hospital care and services.
  • Emergency care.
  • X-rays and lab tests.
  • Vaccines.
  • Eye exams and glasses.
  • Hearing tests and hearing aids.
  • Mental health care (psychology and psychiatry).

Medicaid also covers treatment for diseases and conditions where ongoing services and care are needed. These services include:

  • Speech therapy.
  • Occupational therapy.
  • Devices designed to help a child recover the ability to talk or write.
  • In-home nursing care.

To find out about these and other services, call your child’s Medicaid medical or dental plan

If your child does not get Medicaid services through a plan, call the Medicaid Help Line at 1-800-335-8957.