PA's Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
What is CHIP?
CHIP is short for the Children's Health
Insurance Program - Pennsylvania's program to provide health insurance
to all uninsured children and teens who are not eligible for or enrolled
in Medical Assistance. There are a lot of reasons kids might not have
health insurance - maybe their parents lost a job, don't have health
insurance at work or maybe it just costs too much. Whatever the reason,
CHIP may be able to help. All families need to do is apply today.
What's the cost for CHIP coverage?
many families, it's free. Families with incomes above the free CHIP
limits will pay low monthly premiums and co-pays for some services.
What are the benefits?
With CHIP, your children are guaranteed to receive comprehensive insurance coverage, including:
- Routine check-ups
- Prescription drugs
- Dental care
- Maternity care
- Mental health benefits
- Up to 90 days hospitalization/year
- Durable medical equipment
- Substance abuse treatment
- Partial hospitalization for mental health services
- Rehabilitation therapies
- Home health care
Do you have more questions? Do you want to apply?
More information can be found by visiting the CHIP website.
Get there by clicking any of the CHIP links on this page or go to http://www.chipcoverspakids.com