WHAT DO THEY OFFER?
CHIP and Children’s Medicaid both cover services need to keep kids healthy, including:
If a child getting Medicaid has a disability or long-lasting illness, that child may be eligible for special services.
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?
Children’s Medicaid is free.
CHIP fees vary based on your income. If your child can get CHIP, your enrollment fee and co-pays will be based on your family’s income. Enrollment fees are $50 or less per family, per year. Co-pays for doctor visits and prescriptions range from $3 to $5 for lower-income families and $20 to $35 for higher-income families.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR THESE PROGRAMS?
To qualify, a child must be:
The family income and resources, number of family members, and other factors determine which insurance program the child receives.
Please attend one of the free Application Help Sessions offered by the RISD area Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Coalition and hosted by St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church (see calendar below for upcoming dates).
WHAT TO BRING:
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church has supported efforts that encourage families to obtain CHIP and Children's Medicaid for their children and the economic security that coverage provides for at least 15 years. For more information, contact Alicia Marshall at 972-235-2000 or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.saintb.org/chip.