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What is CHIP?
CHIP is a state health insurance plan for children. Many working Utah families who don’t have other health insurance qualify for CHIP.

Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)What does CHIP cover?

  • Well-child exams
  • Immunizations
  • Doctor visits
  • Hospital and emergency care
  • Prescriptions
  • Hearing and eye exams
  • Mental health services
  • Dental care

How do I qualify?
Children qualify for CHIP based on income and family size. For example, a family of four earning up to $47,700 per year may qualify (see FAQ's for more information).

In addition, children must be:

  • Under age 19
  • U.S. citizens or legal residents
  • Not covered by other health insurance

How much will CHIP cost?
Depending on your income, you may pay up to $75 every three months. Monthly options are available. You may also pay small co-pays for services like a visit to the doctor.

How do I apply?
Call 801-567-8515 or apply online at the CHIP website.

What happens after I apply?
You may choose the CHIP health plan that is best for your children. Your current doctor may be a CHIP provider. Ask you provider if they accept CHIP and choose the plan that covers their office. For more information, please visit the MY CHIP page.