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AHCCCS offers health insurance for adult relatives who are living with and caring for a child under 19 years
old and who meet income and eligibility requirements. For those who qualify, there
are no monthly premiums.
Select one of the following for more information:
The applicant may qualify for this program if the applicant:
This chart shows how much money a household can receive each month before taxes (gross
monthly income) and other deductions are subtracted.
A person may be able to qualify even if the person is not the parent of the child,
if the person is related to and taking care of the child. For example, if the person
is a grandparent who is raising a grandchild, the grandparent may be eligible as a caretaker relative.
If your monthly income is higher than the limit listed below, you may be eligible for the new
Income limits change every April 1.
Transitional Medical Assistance and Continuous Coverage programs are extensions of the Caretaker
Relative program. Caretaker relatives and the children they live with may become ineligible for
Medical Assistance due to excess income. These programs allow customers to have up to 12 months
of additional coverage.
Transitional Medical Assistance (TMA)
Continuous Coverage (CC)
If the family's income is too high for AHCCCS Health Insurance, the children may
qualify for KidsCare at a low monthly premium.
If the child is under age 26 and was in the custody of the Department of Economic Security (DES) and placed in a foster home or with a child welfare agency 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.