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Eligibility

CMS Plan

Children's Medical Services Managed Care Plan is designed for those individuals who are Medicaid eligible and have special health care needs.

How does a child qualify?    

  • Must meet Medicaid financial requirements
  • Must be under age 21
  • Must meet CMS clinical screening requirements or have a physician attest to child's qualifying medical conditions

How do I request a clinical eligibility screening or rescreening?

To request a CMS Plan clinical eligibility screening for the CMS Plan for Medicaid, KidCare or Safety Net*, please contact your local CMS Plan area office. You may request a rescreening at any time. If you have already participated in a screening and would like to request a rescreening, please call your local CMS Plan area office or 1-855-901-5390. Phone numbers for local CMS Plan area offices are listed below.   

See a flow chart of the eligibility process.

  • CMS Plan Area Offices

Daytona Area Office: (866) 827-5197 or (386) 238-4980

Ft. Lauderdale Area Office: (800) 204-2182 or (954) 713-3011

Ft. Myers Area Office: (800) 226-3290 or (239) 433-6273

Ft. Pierce Area Office: (800) 226-1354 or (772) 467-6092

Gainesville Area Office: (800) 523-7545 or (352) 334-1400

Jacksonville Area Office: (800) 340-8354 or (904) 360-7070

Lakeland Area Office: (800) 741-2250 or (863) 413-3580

Marathon Area Office: (305) 349-1330

Miami-Dade Area Office: (866) 831-9017 or (305) 349-1330

Naples Area Office: (239) 624-6730

Ocala Area Office: (888) 326-7485 or (352) 369-2100

Orlando Area Office: (800) 226-6530 or (407) 858-5555

Panama City Area Office: (800) 299-4700 or (850) 872-4700

Pensacola Area Office: (800) 381-3685 or (850) 484-5040

Sarasota Area Office: (800) 235-9717 or (941) 361-6250

St. Petersburg Area Office: (800) 336-1612 or (727) 217-7800

Tallahassee Area Office: (800) 226-2604 or (850) 487-2604

Tampa Area Office: (866) 300-6878 or (813) 396-9743

Viera Area Office: (321) 639-5888

West Palm Beach Area Office: (877) 822-5203 or (561) 881-5040