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Children's Health Insurance Program (Utah)

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Utah Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

Utah CHIP, the state-funded program, offers health insurance to uninsured Utah children under the age of 19 and whose families meet the income requirements.

Eligibility Requirements
To qualify for Utah CHIP, a child must reside within the state of Utah. They may not currently be covered by health insurance and must also be a US citizen or legal resident and must meet income guidelines.

Waiting Periods
Utah CHIP is currently accepting application year-around.

Covered Services and Benefits
The Utah CHIP program provides coverage for:

  • Doctor Office Visits
  • Well-Child Exams
  • Prescription Drugs
  • Hospitalization
  • Lab and X-rays
  • Hearing and Eye Exams
  • Mental Health Services
  • Preventive Dental Services
  • Physical Therapy
  • Dental care

Health Plan Options
The Utah CHIP program offers two plans with same benefits. One plan is administered by Molina Health Care and the other by the Public Employees Health Program.

Premium Payments, Co-Payments and Coinsurance
Eligible CHIP members may be required to pay a premium of up to $75 every 3 months. Nominal co-payments may also be required for specified services. The amount of the premium varies depending on income. The combination of premiums and co-payments will not exceed more than 5% of the families income.

Program Length, Enrollment and Renewal
Utah CHIP offers 12 months of continuous coverage and requires a renewal application be submitted prior to the end of the 12 month period.

Utah CHIP Contact Information
Utah CHIP
P.O. Box 144102
Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-4102
Telephone: 877-KIDS-NOW

Utah CHIP Website

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