Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) provide no-cost or low-cost health coverage for eligible children in Pennsylvania. 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 Pennsylvania
Medicaid in Pennsylvania
- Medical Assistance (Medicaid) in Pennsylvania Program Information
- Apply for Medical Assistance benefits in Pennsylvania using COMPASS
Or call 1-866-550-4355 to talk to someone in Pennsylvania about Medicaid.
CHIP in Pennsylvania
Or call 1-800-986-KIDS (5437) to talk to someone in Pennsylvania about CHIP.
Medicaid/CHIP Dental Care in Pennsylvania
Medicaid and CHIP also cover dental care for children. Once your child has coverage use the tools below to find dental care in Pennsylvania:
- Find a Dentist
- Dental Benefits for Children in Medicaid in Pennsylvania (PDF, 139.09 KB)
- Dental Benefits for Children in CHIP in Pennsylvania (PDF, 149.58 KB)