> Idaho Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP)
Idaho offers the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) so your children-infants to teens-may qualify for health insurance at no cost to you. CHIP provides insurance to working and non-working families. It allows you-parents, grandparents, and guardians-to get the health insurance coverage your children need and deserve.
General Program Requirements:
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of Idaho, under 19 years of age or be a primary care giver with a children under the age of 19, not covered by health insurance (including Medicaid), a US national, citizen, legal alien, or permanent resident, and you must have an annual household income before taxes of less than $26,955 if two people live in the household; $33,874 if three people live in the household; $40,793 if four people live in the household; $47,712 if five people live in the household; $54,631 if six people live in the household; $61,550 if seven people live in the household; $68,469 if eight people live in the household; and $75,388 if more than eight people live in the household. For larger households, add $6,919 for each additional person in the home. Depending on your income level, you may have to pay a premium for coverage. Please see this state's program information for details.
To request an application or to find out more information, please call the Idaho CareLine by dialing 2-1-1, or 800-926-2588.
TDD users can call 208-332-7205.
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