Getting Help For Your Child

Links To Helpful Sites

  • Children's Defense Fund

    Free or low-cost health insurance coverage for children is available through Hawaii's QUEST/Medicaid programs. Content Detail

  • Free infant eye exams

    InfantSEE, provides a free eye exam by an optometrist to help detect potential vision problems. You can find providers across the country on this Web site. Content Detail

    American Optometric Association
  • HealthInsuranceInfo.Net

    Consumer Guides for Getting and Keeping Health Insurance Content Detail

  • How to get free shots for your child

    You may be able to get shots for free for your child with the Vaccines for Children Program (VFC). Here is who can get them and how. Content Detail

    U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    Med-QUEST provides medical, mental and dental coverage for qualifying Hawaii residents. Content Detail

  • Public Health Insurance for Your Child

    Hawaii Covering Kids is a seven-year project launched in June 1999 to create a seamless health insurance enrollment process for children and youth eligible for QUEST (managed care Medicaid) and Medicaid Fee-for-Service. These health insurance programs are for children and youth who are 0 to 19 years old, live in Hawaii, meet household income, and are U.S. citizens, legal immigrants, refugees, or citizens of the Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, or Republic of Palau. Content Detail

    Covering Kids
  • Retiree health insurance benefits

    If you are a retiree, under age 65 and your retiree health insurance benefits are being discontinued this information is for you. Content Detail

    Health Assistance Partnership
  • Veteran health coverage

    Find the types of coverage available to you. Content Detail

    U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Veterans health benefits

    Find out about enrollment and coverage. Content Detail

    U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • What is Hawaii QUEST?

    QUEST is a program that provides health coverage through managed care plans for eligible lower income Hawaii residents. Content Detail

    Department of Human Services
  • What to do when TRICARE says "no."

    If you have a dispute with a decision about your benefits made by TRICARE Management Activity (TMA) or by a TRICARE contractor, you have the right to to ask for another opinion on the decision. Content Detail

    U.S. Department of Defense
  • Where can I get health care from the Indian Health Service?

    Find an Indian Health Service facility near you. Content Detail

    U.S Department of Health & Human Services, Indian Health Service
  • WIC - Women, Infants & Children Nutrition Program

    The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women Infants, and Children (WIC), is a federally funded program which provides Hawaii residents with nourishing supplemental foods, nutrition education, breastfeeding promotion and health and social service referrals. The participants of WIC are either pregnant, breastfeeding, or postpartum women, and infants and children under age five who meet income guidelines and have a medical or nutritional risk. Content Detail

    Hawaii State Department of Health