​​​Children’s Health Insurance Program State Plan (Title XXI)

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The Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) provides health coverage to eligible children, through both Medicaid Expansion and separate CHIP programs. CHIP is administered by states, according to federal requirements. The program is funded jointly by states and the federal government. 


CHIP State Plan​

The CHIP State Plan provides a description of California's CHIP program, authorized under Title XXI of the Social Security Act. The various sections are updated as State Plan Amendments (SPAs) are approved by CMS.

 Approved SPAs

CHIP SPAs that have been approved by CMS​.

​Pending SPAs

CHIP SPAS that have been submitted by the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) to CMS for review and are currently pending approval.

​Withdrawn SPAs

​CHIP SPAs that have been submitted to CMS and then subsequently formally withdrawn by DHCS.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or comments about any of DHCS' CHIP SPAs, please email us at publicinput@dhcs.ca.gov.
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