The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) provides health coverage to uninsured children whose families earn too much to qualify for Medicaid, but too little to afford private coverage.
What else do I need to know about CHIP?
•In all states, CHIP provides low-cost health coverage to children in families that earn too much money to qualify for Medicaid. In some states, CHIP covers parents and pregnant women.
•Each state works closely with its state Medicaid program.
•In many cases, if you qualify for Medicaid your children will qualify for either Medicaid or CHIP.