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Children

Find out about eligibility requirements for Washington Apple Health for Kids.

Apply for or renew Apple Health coverage through:

Washington Healthplanfinder

Program requirements

Your child may be eligible for Apple Health for Kids free or low-cost coverage (with a low premium) if your income is at or below the Medicaid standard (see income charts below).*

Free coverage

(free for kids up to age 19)

Program

Single
person

2-person household

3-person household

4-person household

5-person household

6-person household

7-person household

Apple Health for Kids

$2,308
monthly

$3,122
monthly

$3,935
monthly

$4,748
monthly

$5,562
monthly

$6,375
monthly

$7,189
monthly

*The income standards listed in these examples are subject to change annually every April. 

Low-cost coverage** (two premium levels)

​Important: Due to the public health emergency, premiums for Apple Health for Kids with premiums program are being waived. You do not need to pay these premiums until further notice.

Program

Single
person

2-person household

3-person household

4-person household

5-person household

6-person household

7-person household

Apple Health for Kids with premiums

TIER 1
($20 monthly per child; $40 family maximum)

$2,845
monthly

$3,847
monthly

$4,850
monthly

$5,853
monthly

$6,855
monthly

$7,858
monthly

$8,860
monthly

Program

Single
person

2-person household

3-person household

4-person household

5-person household

6-person household

7-person household

Apple Health for Kids with premiums

TIER 2
($30 monthly per child; $60 family maximum)

$3,403
monthly

$4,602
monthly

$5,802
monthly

$7,001
monthly

$8,200
monthly

$9,400
monthly

$10,599
monthly

*The income standards listed in these examples are subject to change annually every April. 

**Low-cost coverage (Apple Health with premiums) is only available to children who are uninsured.

Exceptions: Children of public and school employees with access to, or enrolled in, health insurance coverage under the PEBB or SEBB Programs may be eligible for Apple Health for Kids with premiums. 

Applying for Apple Health coverage

You have many options to apply for Apple Health coverage. Visit our Apply for or renew coverage webpage to learn more.

When you’re ready to apply, you’ll need:

  • Your household monthly income.
  • The Social Security numbers and dates of birth for each member of your household.
  • Your immigration information, if that applies to you.

Enrollment next steps

If you’re accepted, you'll receive a ProviderOne services card in about two weeks. Coverage will begin on the first day of the month in which the application was submitted. You'll have the option to select a managed care plan online or will be auto-enrolled into a plan. Learn more about enrollment next steps.

If you’re not eligible for Apple Health, you may qualify for help with your health insurance or for other health services. Visit Washington Healthplanfinder or use the WAPlanfinder app to learn if you qualify.