Children’s Health Insurance Program: State-by-State CHIP Directory

Among the great many other difficulties that can crop-up during a highly contentious divorce situation is who is responsible for covering the children’s health & dental insurance. Complicating matters can be the unexpected loss of employment, particularly during shaky economic times.

Obtaining health insurance privately can be cost-prohibitive for many. Even if you are gainfully employed, the employee’s contribution to the costs of employer-sponsored health insurance may be substantial and impact your ability to make ends-meet.

Often unknown or under-utilized, every state has a program called the Children’s Health Insurance Program, commonly referred to as CHIP or S-CHIP. This can been a critical resource when circumstances find you without health insurance for your children. It’s especially important if you are in a situation where your court order requires you to cover health insurance for your children. Having CHIP available to you is another of the many ways you can avoid costly litigation with a high-conflict ex-partner. Here at Mr. Custody Coach, we often direct people to consider using their state’s CHIP benefits, which in some cases are available to you for free! If not free, it will be available at low-cost, depending upon the qualification rules of your state.

One of our Mr. Custody Coach resources is providing you the following directory of links to each state’s CHIP website, as seen below. Use it!

Nowadays, it’s very easy to find information regarding health insurance coverage at no cost or low cost. Find and get coverage for your child(ren) – be they infants, children, or teens. You may call 1-877-KIDS-NOW (1-877-543-7669) or visit your state’s websites for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

Select the appropriate link for your state:

If any of the above links are missing, changed, outdated, etc., please drop us an email.  Thank you.