Blood Lead Screenings Available for Families

Did you know that higher blood lead levels are more prevalent among children from racial and ethnic minority groups and children from low-income households? Help inform families that Medicaid and CHIP cover blood lead screening tests for children. Get more information here to share in your community: CDC - Blood Lead Levels in Children.

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Children's Health Coverage Programs in Connecticut

Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) provide no-cost or low-cost health coverage for eligible children in Connecticut. These programs provide health coverage for children so that they can get routine check-ups, immunizations and dental care to keep them healthy.

Even if your child has been turned down in the past or you don't know if they qualify, you may be able to get health coverage now.

Medicaid/CHIP Information in Connecticut

Learn about Eligibility and CHIP benefits in Connecticut and Apply for Benefits through the State of Connecticut Department of Social Services website.

To talk to someone on the phone in Connecticut call 1-855-805-4325.

Medicaid/CHIP Dental Care in Connecticut

Medicaid and CHIP also cover dental care for children. Once your child has coverage use the tools below to find dental care in Connecticut: