Children’s Medicaid/CHIP

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210-431-8326 or 1-800-246-9121


Texas families with uninsured children may be eligible for health insurance through Children’s Medicaid and CHIP (Children’s Health Insurance Program). Both programs provide a wide range of benefits, including regular check-ups, immunizations, prescription drug/vision and dental care to keep kids under age 19 healthy. Children may be eligible for health care at NO or Low cost by applying for CHIP/Children’s Medicaid.

Who is eligible for CHIP/Children’s Medicaid

Children under age 19 may be eligible for Children’s Health Insurance program if they meet the following:

  • Live with parents, relative, non-relatives or alone
  • Are Texas Residents
  • Are U.S. Citizens or non-citizens with valid proof of immigration status
General guidelines – monthly income limits for CHIP/Children’s Medicaid
1 Person Household $1,945
2 Person Household $2,622
3 Person Household $3,299
4 Person Household $3,975
5 Person Household $4,652
6 Person Household $5,329
7 Person Household $6,005
8 Person Household $6,682