Louisiana LaCHIP Program
LaCHIP is a health insurance program designed to bring quality health care to currently uninsured children and youth up to the age of 19 in Louisiana. Children can qualify for coverage under LaCHIP using higher income standards. LaCHIP provides Medic...
What is Louisiana LaCHIP Program?
The Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) provides health coverage to nearly eight million children and families with incomes too high to qualify for Medicaid, but can't afford private coverage.
In some states, CHIP covers parents and pregnant women. Each state offers CHIP coverage, and works closely with its state Medicaid program. Please note: These programs may be called by different names in your state.
Some benefits covered through CHIP, include:
- Routine check-ups
- Doctor visits
- Dental and vision care
- Inpatient and outpatient hospital care
- Laboratory and X-ray services
- Emergency services
CHIP serves uninsured children up to age 19 in families with incomes too high to qualify them for Medicaid.
In general for this benefit program, the child must be a U.S. national, citizen, legal alien or permanent resident, and have low income.
The child must also be a resident of the state of Louisiana.
In order to qualify, you must have an annual household income (before taxes) that is below the following amounts:
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What is the application process for Louisiana LaCHIP Program?
To apply online, please visit the LA CHIP Self Service online application portal.
For additional application information, visit the LA CHIP information page. You will be able to download an application form directly from the site.
You may also find out if you qualify through the Marketplace application.