By Subject: Child Welfare | Early Learning | Health Care | K-12 Education

Fact Sheet: Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) in PA – April 2019

More than 181,000 children in Pennsylvania rely on CHIP for their health care. CHIP offers comprehensive health insurance coverage, which is provided through private insurance companies that have contracts with the commonwealth. Some benefits include: regular doctor visits and well visits, dental, vision and hearing services, prescriptions and mental health benefits.

Fact Sheet: Medicaid & CHIP Coverage is Essential for PA Kids – January 2019

Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) provide comprehensive health care coverage, including primary and preventative care services, for children living in low-income families and children living in and aging out of foster care.

Fact Sheet: Medicaid Matters for Pennsylvania Schools – July 2018

The School-Based ACCESS Program helps to fund early intervention and special education programs across Pennsylvania. These programs provide medically necessary health-related services to kids with disabilities who are Medicaid eligible. Pennsylvania schools received over $157.5 million in Medicaid reimbursement during the 2015-2016 school year.