What are the differences between the public health insurance options (Medicaid, CHP+, and Emergency Medicaid)?
Medicaid and CHP+ provide medical and dental (dental for children only) coverage with participating providers for families, children, and pregnant women. Screening is performed for both programs when you complete an application based on each program’s income guidelines and other requirements. While Medicaid serves low-income families, CHP+ provides low-cost health and dental insurance for families who make too much for Medicaid. Depending on income and family size, you may need to pay an enrollment fee and co-pays for provider visits with CHP+.

Emergency Medicaid only covers labor and delivery costs for pregnant women that are undocumented individuals, as long as Emergency Medicaid eligibility requirements are met. Emergency Medicaid does not cover prenatal care costs. Clients with Emergency Medicaid must arrange payment for prenatal services with their prenatal care provider.

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1. How do I know if I qualify for Medicaid, Children’s Health Plan Plus (CHP+), or Emergency Medicaid health insurance programs?
2. What if I’m not eligible for Medicaid or CHP+?
3. What is Presumptive Eligibility (PE)?
4. What are the differences between the public health insurance options (Medicaid, CHP+, and Emergency Medicaid)?
5. Do you have walk-in appointments available?
6. What will happen during my Presumptive Eligibility appointment?
7. What if I have concerns or questions about my Medicaid or CHP+?