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Insure Kids Now: Connecting Kids to Coverage

Your child or teen may qualify for free or low-cost health insurance coverage through Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Many parents may also be eligible.

Review Date: September 08, 2014

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Insure Kids Now: Questions and Answers

You probably have many questions about applying for low-cost or free health insurance for your children. This page provides questions and answers to help get you started.

Review Date: September 08, 2014

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Medicaid and CHIP – Children's Health Coverage Basics

The Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) is a state and federal partnership that provides low-cost health insurance coverage for children.

Review Date: September 08, 2014

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Insure Kids Now: Programs in Your State

Find low-cost health and oral care services from Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) providers in your state.

Review Date: September 08, 2014

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Low Cost Health Insurance for Families & Children

CHIP is a state and federal partnership targeting uninsured children from families with higher incomes and uninsured low-income pregnant women. Visit http://www.insurekidsnow.gov/ to learn how to apply.

Review Date: March 07, 2011

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Protecting Children with Pre-Existing Health Conditions- (PDF)

Under the Affordable Care Act, most health plans can no longer limit or deny benefits, or deny coverage outright, for a child under age 19 simply because the child has a health problem or disability.

Review Date: January 28, 2013

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Vaccines for Uninsured Children

Find out if your child qualifies for free shots.

Review Date: January 31, 2013

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