If you are an adult without medical coverage, you probably already know there is little help from the current health care system. However, for children, it is quite easy, through government health programs, to obtain needed health care coverage. Making sure your children are covered in case of a medical emergency is very good to know.Health care for children of low income and minimum wage families was made available through Medicaid and aid for dependent children government programs. This however left a gap in coverage for middle income families that needed help providing affordable health care for their children. To make sure all children, regardless of family income levels had sufficient health care; health care programs were created by the government to serve these needs.These programs are set up and accessed through the local Medicaid and Social Services the handle government health programs. This can also be confusing to those seeking help, because it could be listed by some other name or service, depending on what state and location you are in. If and when Medicaid coverage for their child is denied, you will be informed of help in other programs available. The Medicaid office will always assist you in finding help if it is available, by directly sending your application to the necessary office. You will then be informed of what you child is eligible for.Many people can get this children’s health insurance benefit for free but those who make a slightly higher income may need to pay a very small monthly premium for this insurance plan. The fees are extremely low and affordable.Be prepared for a long wait on application processing time, should you decide to chose this method for your child’s health coverage and you have submitted all the necessary applications. Should an health emergency happen before you get a response, there is still some things you can do, to still get the emergency services needed. You can directly contact the government office and request your applications be reviewed and approved because of the emergency. In most instances, they will not only quickly expedited the application, but will back date your insurance coverage and expenses incurred starting on the date the application was filed. This will help getting the necessary health care when needed.