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CoverKids Eligibility

CoverKids is designed for uninsured children age 18 and younger whose families earn within 250 percent of the federal poverty level ($59,625 annually for a family of four). See the income guidelines for more information. Additionally, pregnant women who meet other eligibility criteria can receive maternity coverage through CoverKids. 

Age 18 or younger
A Tennessee resident
U.S. citizen or qualified legal alien (babies born in the U.S. will be considered U.S. citizens)
Not eligible for TennCare
No access to state employee health insurance (this includes local education agencies)
Household income up to 250% of federal poverty level (FPL)
Maternity coverage available for pregnant women at or below 250% of the federal poverty level who meet other eligibility criteria
CoverKids must be your only health plan. To get benefits, your child cannot be part of any other plan. You cannot use CoverKids as a second health plan.
HealthyTNBabies covers pregnant women who do not have maternity health benefits. If you have another health plan, you cannot use CoverKids HealthyTNBabies as a second health plan.

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