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Texas CHIP Coalition
c/o Children’s Hospital
Association of Texas
823 Congress Avenue, Suite 1500
Austin, Texas 78701

Children’s Medicaid provides free health insurance to children in low-income families. Learn more about Children’s Medicaid

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) provides health coverage for children in families that earn too much to qualify for Medicaid but cannot afford private health care coverage. Learn more about Children's Health Insurance Program

Income Guidelines for CHIP/Children’s Medicaid

How to Enroll / Check Application Status

  • If you would like to request an application, check the status of your application or have questions regarding eligibility please call 1-877-543-7669.  You may also go online to and print an application.


Trying to Apply or Renew your Coverage?

If you are trying to apply or renew your coverage with Children’s Medicaid or CHIP and are having problems with the eligibility system, please e-mail Texas Health and Human Services Commission’s Office of the Ombudsman: use the form located on the THHSC website:

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