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Nevada Check Up (SCHIP) Benefits

Program Description

Nevada Check Up is the state of Nevada's Children's Health Insurance Program. It provides low-cost, comprehensive health care coverage to low income, uninsured children 0-19 years of age who are not covered by private insurance or Medicaid.

The Nevada Check Up program does not require the participants to pay co-payments for any services provided. The program does, however, charge quarterly premiums to the family. The premium is determined by family size and income.

General Program Requirements

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of Nevada, under 19 years of age, not covered by health insurance within the past six months (including Medicaid), and a U.S. national, citizen, legal alien, or permanent resident.

In order to qualify, you must have an annual household income (before taxes) that is below the following amounts:
Household Size* Maximum Income Level (Per Year)
1 $23,340
2 $31,460
3 $39,580
4 $47,700
5 $55,820
6 $63,940
7 $72,060
8 $80,180
Depending on your income level, you may have to pay a premium for coverage. Please see this state's program information for details.

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

You may apply for this program online at the following website:
https://www.nevadahealthlink.com/

Program Contact Information

For information about low cost medical insurance for children, call the toll-free number: 1-877-543-7669