Your child can be covered by CHIP until they turn 19, regardless of household income or employment status. You don't have to fill out a medical questionnaire, and there are no limits on coverage for pre-existing conditions.
I’m losing my job, can I get Highmark CHIP for my child?
Yes, your child may qualify for CHIP regardless of your household income or employment status.
Are there income limits for Highmark CHIP?
There are no income limits for CHIP. Your child can be covered on CHIP regardless of household income or employment status.
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CHIP: What’s Covered
What health care services are covered by Highmark CHIP?
Is there CHIP coverage for children with special needs?
Yes, the CHIP Health and Wellness Support Program helps children with serious medical conditions and special health care needs get the care they need. Some serious medical conditions automatically qualify a child for Medicaid.
Is my child’s pre-existing condition covered by Highmark CHIP?
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield serves the 29 counties of western Pennsylvania and 13 counties of northeastern Pennsylvania. Highmark Blue Shield serves the 21 counties of central Pennsylvania and also provides services in conjunction with a separate health plan in southeastern Pennsylvania. Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield West Virginia serves the state of West Virginia plus Washington County. Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Delaware serves the state of Delaware. Highmark Western and Northeastern New York Inc., serves eight counties in Western New York under the trade name Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York and serves 13 counties in Northeastern New York under the trade name Highmark Blue Shield of Northeastern New York. Each of these companies is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. Blue Cross, Blue Shield and the Blue Cross and Blue Shield symbols are registered marks of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, an association of independent Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies. All references to “Highmark” in this document are references to the Highmark company that is providing the member’s health benefits or health benefit administration.
This website is operated by Highmark, Inc. and is not the Health Insurance Marketplace website. This website does not display all Qualified Health Plans available through the Health Insurance Marketplace website. To see all available Qualified Health Plan options, go to the Health Insurance Marketplace website at HealthCare.gov.
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