Medicaid to 26: Free Health Insurance for Youth Formerly in Foster Care

NE_Appleseed_Icons_ChildrensHealth-128The Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law by President Obama in 2010 to make sure that Americans are able to have affordable health insurance coverage. One part of the ACA focuses specifically on youth who were formerly in foster care. Young adults who were in foster care at age 18, or aged out of foster care at 19, may be eligible to receive Medicaid coverage until they are 26.

Watch the video to learn about eligibility, what is covered, and how to sign up:


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