Keeping up with kids’ routine medical appointments and vaccines helps protect their health now and for the future. Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) covers kids’ medical needs, including regular check-ups and vaccines. Parents and caregivers, if your child has Medicaid or CHIP, call their doctor or other health care providers to schedule any appointments such as routine check-ups and vaccinations they may have missed.
Families without health insurance may be eligible for free or low-cost health insurance available through Medicaid or CHIP and they can enroll at any time of the year. Visit the “Find Coverage for Your Family” map on InsureKidsNow.gov or call 1-877-KIDS-NOW (1-877-543-7669) to learn more.
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