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Children's Health Insurance Program - WV CHIP

2 Hale Street Suite 101
Charleston, WV - 25301

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Program Elegibility

Live in West Virginia, 18 or younger, don't have health insurance now and haven't had it in the past six months (for the Basic CHIP Plans) or the past twelve months for the CHIP Premium Plan (some exceptions apply), not eligible for the WV State Employee Health Insurance plan, not eligible for WV Medicaid, household income meets WVCHIP guidelines, United States citizens or qualified aliens.


Proof of income must be attached to the completed application. Children who are not U.S. citizens must provide verification of their alien status.

Application process

The family can apply by calling the above number or downloading an application from the website. Applicants may also apply on line at the website.


Doctor visits, Check-ups, Hospital visits, Immunizations, Prescriptions, Tests and X-rays, Dental care, Vision care (Not covered for Premium Plan), Emergency care, Mental Health, Diabetic supplies, etc. May be a small copay for some services.


Low-cost health care insurance plan for children of working families who do not have health insurance coverage.