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New Hampshire Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Benefits

Program Description

The New Hampshire Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) provides access to low-cost and free health coverage options for New Hampshire's uninsured children and teens. This program is administered as part of New Hampshire Medicaid.

General Program Requirements

Your child or teen may be able to enroll in the CHIP component of New Hampshire Medicaid if he/she is:
  • Under the age of 19 or be a primary care giver with a child under the age of 19
  • A New Hampshire resident
  • A U.S. citizen
  • A refugee, in the U.S. for at least five years
Your family income and size will determine if your child qualifies for coverage and if you are required to make monthly premium payments.

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 $46,680
2 $62,920
3 $79,160
4 $95,400
5 $111,640
6 $127,880
7 $144,120
8 $160,360

Your Next Steps

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

Application Process

To apply for CHIP coverage, complete the New Hampshire Medicaid application at:
https://nheasy.nh.gov/

Program Contact Information

To learn more about CHIP coverage under New Hampshire Medicaid, please visit: http://www.dhhs.nh.gov/ombp/medicaid/nhmedicaid-children.htm