What is the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)?

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The Children's Health Insurance Program, or CHIP, is a state health insurance plan for Utah kids and teens. You can apply for CHIP any time during the year.  

Who is eligible for this program?

Depending on income and family size, working Utah families who do not have other health insurance may qualify for CHIP. Children who may qualify for CHIP must meet income guidelines and be:

  • Under age 19
  • Not currently covered by health insurance
  • A U.S. citizen or legal resident

How do you apply for this program? 

Visit the Utah Department of Health CHIP website for information on how to apply.