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Parents/Caretakers

Find eligibility requirements for Washington Apple Health for parents/caretakers.

Apply for or renew Apple Health coverage through:

Washington Healthplanfinder

Program requirements

You may be eligible for Apple Health for Parent/Caretaker coverage if you:

  • Have annual household income at or below the Medicaid standard (see income chart below).
  • Have dependent children under the age of 18 living in your home.
Program Single
person
2-person household 3-person household 4-person household 5-person household 6-person household 7-person household
Apple Health for Parents/Caretakers
(adults with dependent children under age 18)
$511
monthly
$658
monthly
$820
monthly
$972
monthly
$1,127
monthly
$1,284
monthly
$1,471
monthly

Looking for coverage only for your children? Visit Eligibility for Apple Health for Kids.

Health Care Extension coverage

Individuals who have received Apple Health for Parent/Caretaker coverage for three out of the last six months may receive extended health care coverage if their income increases over the income limit of the Parent/Caretaker program. These individuals are eligible for up to 12 of months of extended health care coverage.

How to apply for Apple Health coverage

You have many options to apply for Apple Health coverage. Visit our Apply for or renew coverage webpage to learn more. 

When you’re ready to apply, you’ll need this information:

  • Your household monthly income.
  • The Social Security numbers and dates of birth for each member of your household.
  • Your immigration information, if that applies to you.

Enrollment next steps

If you’re accepted, you'll receive a Services Card in about two weeks. Coverage will begin on the first day of the month in which the application was submitted. You'll have the option to select a managed care plan online or you'll be auto-enrolled into a plan. Learn more about enrollment next steps.

If you’re not eligible for Apple Health, you may qualify for help with your health insurance or for other health services. The Washington Healthplanfinder website  or WAPlanfinder app will help you with that.