New Hampshire Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

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

Overview

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.

Administration

New Hampshire Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) is administered by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

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 $47,520
2 $64,080
3 $80,640
4 $97,200
5 $113,760
6 $130,320
7 $146,920
8 $163,560

*For households with more than eight people, add $16,640 per additional person. Always check with the appropriate managing agency to ensure the most accurate guidelines.

Application Details

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

Contact:

1-800-852-3345, ext 4344

 

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