Alaska Denali KidCare (CHIP)

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in Healthcare
December 19, 2018

Overview

Denali KidCare is a new Alaska program to ensure that children and teens of both working and non-working families can have the health insurance they need. Denali KidCare provides excellent health insurance coverage for Alaska children and teens through age 18, and for pregnant women who meet income guidelines.

Administration

Alaska Denali KidCare (CHIP) is administered by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

Program Requirements:

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of Alaska, under 19 years of age or be a primary caregiver with a child under the age of 19 or be pregnant, not covered by health insurance (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 $25,970
2 $35,035
3 $44,100
4 $53,165
5 $62,230
6 $71,295
7 $80,360
8 $89,460

*For households with more than eight people, add $9,100 per additional person. Always check with the appropriate managing agency to ensure the most accurate guidelines.

 

Depending on your income level, you may have to pay a premium for coverage. Please see this state's program information for details.

 

Application Details

For an application and instructions, please visit:
http://dhss.alaska.gov/dhcs/Pages/denalikidcare/default.aspx

Contact:

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