CHIP covers all uninsured children and teens in the state of Pennsylvania. It’s abbreviation stands for Children's Health Insurance Program. This is Pennsylvania's program to provide health insurance to all uninsured children and teens who are not eligible for or enrolled in Medical Assistance.
Is my child or children able to be covered by CHIP?
All uninsured Pennsylvania children and teens who are not eligible for Medical Assistance have access to affordable, comprehensive health-care coverage. It doesn't matter how much money you make if your children doesn\'t have health care they are eligible for CHIP
What does CHIP Cost?
For most families CHIP would be free, if your families income is greater than $46,100 a year you would pay a very low premium and co-pays at some services.
How about Pre-exisiting conditions?
Covered - There is no exclusions, however if your child has a serious medical condition he or she may qualify for Medical Assistance
How do I Apply?
Applying is easy, you apply for CHIP through COMPASS - COMPASS walks you through the questions once completed the application is submitted online.