Before you start
Applying for CHIP, CHIP-P, or STAR Medicaid is easy. Here’s what you need to know:
It’s good to know that CHIP and Medicaid both use the same application.
Have these items handy as you apply.
- Proof of identity - This could include Social Security numbers for children applying for coverage.
- Proof of citizenship or immigration status - U.S. birth certificate, U.S. passport, Certificate of Naturalization.
- Proof of money your family gets (income) - Includes paycheck stubs, proof of self-employment income, child support check stub.
- Proof of what you pay to take care of others (expenses) - Includes receipts or cancelled checks from the person you pay for
1) child or adult care,
2) child support, or