County Children’s Health Initiative Program (C-CHIP)
is an existing health insurance program that offers affordable and comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance for children age 0-19 who qualify.
C-CHIP is only available in three counties:
San Francisco County: San Francisco Health Kids (415) 615-5700, P.O. Box 194327, San Francisco, CA 94119 In-Person Assistance: Monday-Friday, 8:00 am to 5:30 pm 7 Spring Street, San Francisco, CA 94104
San Mateo County: San Mateo County Health Coverage Unit Children’s Health Initiative (650) 616-2002, 801 Gateway Blvd., Suite 100, South San Francisco, CA 94080,
Santa Clara County: Children’s Health Initiative (888) 244-5222, (408) 808-6180, 770 S Bascom Avenue, San Jose, CA 95128,
Children eligible for C-CHIP are not eligible for premium assistance with a Covered California plan and must enroll in the CCHIP program in their county or choose to enroll in an unsubsidized Covered California plan.
Eligibility into the CCHIP program is 266-322% Federal Poverty Level (FPL).
Learn more by clicking on the links below:
- Health Care.Gov
- LA County.Gov
- Covered CA Fact Sheet
- cchi 4 families.org