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CHIP, brought to you by UnitedHealthcare Community Plan, is short for the Children's Health Insurance Program. The CHIP program provides health insurance to uninsured children and teens.
There are a lot of reasons kids might not have health insurance – maybe their parents lost a job, maybe their parents don't have health insurance at work or maybe it just costs too much. Whatever the reason, CHIP may be able to help.
You might think that your children or teens aren't eligible. A lot of parents are surprised to learn that CHIP can help their families. If you qualify, you can get CHIP for free or for a small monthly payment. Either way, no cost or low cost, there are no co-payments or deductibles.
Remember to Renew Your Coverage!
You have to renew your CHIP coverage every year. Renewal is not automatic. A renewal form will be sent to you 90 days before coverage ends. A UnitedHealthcare Community Plan representative may call you to help you with the renewal process.
If you think CHIP could help someone you know, please tell a friend to call 1-800-414-9025.
No person on the grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion or disability shall be excluded from participation in, be denied benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any program or service provided by UnitedHealthcare.
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UnitedHealthcare continues to partner with state and local public health departments, following guidance and protocols appropriate to our members that are provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local public health departments that are appropriate for our members. Please review the UnitedHealthcare Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information. To learn more, go to CDC.gov.
UnitedHealthcare Community Plan will waive any copays for testing, screening and office visits to diagnose or treat COVID-19 for Pennsylvania Medicaid and CHIP members.
With CHIP, your children are guaranteed to receive comprehensive insurance coverage, including:
For a full list of benefits, view our List of Covered Benefits below.
UnitedHealthcare Community Plan for Kids
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