MO HealthNet for Kids Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

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

Overview

The Federal Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), part of the MO HealthNet for Kids program, is a health insurance program for uninsured children of low-income families who do not have access to affordable health insurance.

Administration

MO HealthNet for Kids Children's Health Insurance Program (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 Missouri, under 19 years of age or be a primary care giver with a child under the age of 19, 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 $36,180
2 $48,720
3 $61,260
4 $73,800
5 $86,340
6 $98,880
7 $111,420
8 $123,960

*For households with more than eight people, add $12,540 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

You may apply for this benefit online at the myDSS page. 


Or you may print out the application

Contact:

1-855-373-4636

Explore More Benefits

Missouri Head Start
Missouri MO HealthNet
Missouri School Breakfast and Lunch Program
Missouri Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

Welfare Info