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Healthy Families Program (HFP)

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The Healthy Families Program (HFP) provides low cost health, dental and vision coverage to uninsured children, until the age 19, in working families.


  • Children under the age of 19.
  • Uninsured children with no employer-sponsored health insurance in the last three months.
  • California resident.
  • Not eligible for or are enrolled in no-cost Medi-Cal.
  • Children must meet citizenship or immigration rules.
  • A families' income must be greater than 100% and up to 250% of the Federal Income Guideline which, varies depending on the age of the child.

Families participating in HFP choose their health, dental and vision plans. Families pay $4-$24 monthly premiums per child with a maximum of $72 per family. The State and Federal government provide funding for the HFP. For more information visit http://www.healthyfamilies.ca.gov/MyHealthyFamilies/Premium_Increase_20091101.aspx

For a copy of the HFP Handbook & application, please call toll free 1-800-880-5305 or visit http://www.healthyfamilies.ca.gov