Effective Date: March 1, 2017
CHIP Policy Manual
Welcome to the Department of Health, Bureau of Eligibility Policy web-link to the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) eligibility policy.
CHIP is a program that is administrated by the Utah Department of Health. This policy manual is updated frequently, the "What's New" page shows the most recent changes.
As of December 1, 2011, more than 242,500 children have received health insurance coverage through Utah’s Children’s Health Insurance Program or CHIP.
Bureau of Eligibility Policy Mission Statement
o Making Utahans the healthiest people by providing access to quality, cost effective health care;
o Creating clear and accurate eligibility policy; and
o Ensuring quality eligibility decisions.
Visit the CHIP web site at www.health.utah.gov/chip
For additional information, or to order pamphlets, applications, or other materials, please call
1-877-KIDS-NOW (1-877-543-7669) or 1-888-222-2542.
Link to Medicaid policy manual http://health.utah.gov/chip/Medicaidpolicy/DOHMedicaid.htm
Link to apply for assistance on-line https://jobs.utah.gov/mycase/
For Policy Manual Issues please contact Dave Baldwin (801) 538-7020
For questions about CHIP Eligibility Policy please contact Tiffany Cruz (801)-538-6192
For other important phone numbers see Table V
Welcome to the CHIP Eligibility Policy Manual. CHIP is a program of the Utah Department of Health.
During the State Fiscal Year of 2016, over 16,000 children received CHIP coverage.
Visit the CHIP web site at www.health.utah.gov/chip
Families needing information, or to order pamphlets, applications, or other materials, may call 1-877-KIDS-NOW (1-877-543-7669).
For more information call (801) 538-6848
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The contents of this on-line CHIP eligibility manual is intended for use by properly trained CHIP eligibility workers. The contents should not be used by untrained persons to accurately determine CHIP eligibility. Call the CHIP Hotline at 1-877- 543-7669 for more information or contact one of the policy staff listed above.
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