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Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

CHIP, short for the Children's Health Insurance Program, is Pennsylvania’s program to provide health insurance to uninsured children and teens who are not eligible for or enrolled in Medical Assistance. CHIP covers uninsured kids up to age 19 in Pennsylvania. 

There are a lot of reasons kids might not have health insurance; maybe their parents lost a job, their parents are not offered health insurance at work, or maybe other options cost too much. Whatever the reason, CHIP may be able to help. All families need to do is apply.​​ Most kids receive CHIP for free. Others can get the same benefits at a low cost. 

Chip Covers

  • Routine check-ups
  • Prescriptions
  • Hospitalization
  • Dental
  • Eye Care
  • Eyeglasses
  • Behavioral care
  • Specialty care
  • More

CHIP is brought to you by leading health insurance companies who offer quality, comprehensive coverage. There is no limit on income. If your income is below CHIP guidelines, your child may be enrolled in Medical Assistance. Click here to apply for CHIP today.