Mom Care is a special health insurance program for pregnant women of low income using a simplified application process, including a one page application.
The goal of the program is to improve birth outcomes and reduce infant mortality rates as well as provide guidance, education, and care coordination services.
Once accepted into the program, participants will receive guidance selecting a prenatal care provider, assistance in scheduling initial prenatal visits, and information about state programs for which they may be eligibile.
If you are pregnant, you may qualify for this special health insurance program. You can apply for this program even if you or other family members are working.
Once you are enrolled, you may be eligibile for medical care and hospitalization during your pregnancy. It may also cover your health care bills you received up to three months before your enrollment. There is no cost for this coverage. Your baby may also be eligible for free insurance after he or she is born.
The application process is simple. Just fill out a one page application form and you will receive notification of eligibility within 10 business days.
Mom Care is a Medicaid-funded program authorized by a special waiver from the federal government called the sixth Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (SOBRA). Mom Care was developed as a partnership between the Florida Association of Healthy Start Coalitions, Florida Department of Health, Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration, and Florida Department of Children and Families. Mom Care is managed locally by county Healthy Start Coalitions.