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Apple Health for Kids

What it is:

Medical coverage for children living in Washington State. Each program has its own eligibility guidelines.


Who is eligible:

Children under age 19.


Income and resource Requirements:

There are no resource limitations for the Apple Health for Kids program.

Family Size Children's Medical
(200% of FPL)
SCHIP Medical
(250% of FPL)
$20 premium
SCHIP Medical
(300% of FPL)
$30 premium
1 $1,915 $2,394 $2,873
2 $2,585 $3,232 $3,878
3 $3,255 $4,069 $4,883
4 $3,925 $4,907 $5,888
5 $4,595 $5,744 $6,893
6 $5,265 $6,582 $7,898
7 $5,935 $7,419 $8,903
8 $6,605 $8,257 $9,908
9 $7,275 $9,095 $10,913
10 $7,945 $9,933 $11,918
11+ Add $670 per additional household member Add $838 per additional household member Add $1,005 per additional household member
Remember- Each unborn child counts as one family member

Apple Health for Kids

When determining income we deduct:

  • Actual work-related child care costs
  • Child support paid by your family
  • An earned income deduction

Premium-based Coverage

To be eligible for premium-based coverage, a child:

  1. Cannot be covered by Medicaid
  2. Cannot be covered by other insurance; and
  3. Must pay monthly premiums to the department

Additional information about the State Children's Health Insurance Programs is available at the Apple Health for Kids website.


Applying for Apple Health for Kids:

You can apply at your local community services office or online using our Online Application for Services.

In addition, you can apply by mail for all children's medical programs. Applications for children's medical are available at your local Community Services Office, or you can call the number below to have an application sent to you:

  • Phone: 1-877-543-7669