Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

Medicaid
School Nurses

Healthy kids are our top priority

CHIP provides an important safety net for disadvantaged children

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CHIP covers children from low-income families who do not qualify for Medicaid.
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Together, CHIP and Medicaid provide health coverage for 40% of our nation’s children.
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More than 9 million children rely on CHIP.
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Children without health coverage do not have access to regular checkups or doctor visits, which can lead to higher rates of illness and absenteeism.
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States can use CHIP funds to provide health services in schools and hire professionals like nurses, psychologists, and audiologists.

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