What's New

Here you will find the latest changes to the CHIP Policy Manual.  Return to the Welcome Page.

Obsolete Policy deleted before 2010 has been archived. Contact a DOH eligibility specialist, a DWS program specialist or Dave Baldwin if you need archived policy.


December 2018


What's New

202-2 Qualified Aliens

  • Removed prior to August 22, 1996 verbiage, as it is no longer applicable to CHIP eligibility.  


September 2018


601 Health Plan Selection and Education


  • Removed Dental Quest as a dental service provider.   Clients will be auto enrolled with Premier Access.
Table VI  Verification and Interface Match

o      Added what is acceptable documentation to verify tribal member status for descendents.


August 2018


103 Worker Responsability

801-1 Creating and Maintaining Case Records


  • Updated requirements for actions that require case narration.
705-2  What is Acceptable Verification

o      Added situations of when self-attestation of verification will be excepted.


July 2018


600 Program Benefits and Services

601 Health Plan Selection and Education

601-1, 601-2, 601-3 and 601-4  (Deleted and information moved to 602)

602 Cost Sharing Requirements (New section)

603 CHIP Member ID Cards (New title and policy, old policy obsoleted)

604 (Deleted and information moved to 601)

Table II (Deleted, information moved to 602)





  • Reorganization of information regarding benefits and services.

Table VI  Verification and Interface Match

o      Updated information on how to verify American Indian tribes.


June 2018


202 Citizenship and Alien Status Requirements
Table IV Proof of U.S. Citizenship and Identification
  • Add the reasonable opportunity period for documentation of immigration status.
  • Updating the verifications of citizenship and what documents can be accepted.


May 2018


202-3  Verification of Alien Status

  • Form G-845 is no longer acceptable verification of alien status.  Policy has been updated to reflect the new process of verifying non-citizenship status


March 2018


Table I - Income Limits
Table I-A - 5% FPL Deduction Amount
  • Tables were update with new FPL figures.


February 2018


601-3  Cost Sharing Exemptions for American Indian/Alaska Native Children

Table VI - Verification and Interface Match
  • Clarifying that the Indian Health Services (IHS) face sheet as verification of American Indian identity.


January 2018


412-3 Whose Income Counts for a MAGI Household
  • Clarified when a dependent is us expected to be required to file a tax return and when Social Security Benefits will count.
705 Verification
705-1 Who Must Provide Verification (deleted)
705-4 Collateral Contacts (retitled)
Table VI - Verification and Interface Match
  • Consolidated the verification items into one area of policy instead of having them scattered around.  Content did not change, just moving them to put it all on one area.


What's New 2017

What's New 2016

What's New 2015

What's New 2014