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AHCCCS offers health insurance for eligible children (under 19 years old). For those
who qualify, there are no monthly premiums.
The applicant may qualify for this program if the applicant:
This chart shows how much money a person can receive each month before taxes (gross
monthly income) and other deductions are subtracted.
It is important to know that if someone is working, AHCCCS may subtract an amount
for work expenses and child care.
Income limits change every April 1.
To calculate the child's income limit, the following steps are used:
$700.00 Mom's gross monthly income
- 90.00 Standard deduction (given to working
$610.00 Mom's monthly income
Divided by 4 (number of people Mom is responsible
$152.50 portion of Mom's income
+200.00 Child's income
$352.50 Child's total income
Compare $352.50 to the income limit table. The child is under the income limit of
If the child's income is too high for AHCCCS Health Insurance, the child may
qualify for KidsCare at a low monthly premium.
If the child is under age 21 and was in Department of Economic Security (DES) Foster
Care on the child's 18th birthday, the child may qualify for AHCCCS Health Insurance
regardless of how much money the child has.
Please use the Applicants Menu on the left for information
about how to apply, covered services, available health plans, and additional resources.
For other questions, please contact us.