For MembersChildren’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
Thank you for choosing the Independence Blue Cross & Highmark® Blue Shield Caring Foundation as the administrator of your child’s CHIP coverage. Children enrolled in CHIP receive health insurance benefits through Keystone Health Plan East HMO.
In this section you can learn more about your child’s health coverage by selecting a topic from the CHIP Benefits Handbook.
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CHIP Benefits Handbook
The CHIP Benefits Handbook provides information on:
- your child’s benefits;
- the recommended childhood immunization schedule;
- changing your child’s primary care physician (PCP);
- your child’s ID card;
- your child’s annual renewal;
- how to get a referral for a specialist;
- how to get a standing referral;
- direct access to obstetrical/gynecological care for female members;
- paying your child’s low-cost premium payment;
- the grievance process.
For more information on your child’s CHIP coverage, call the Caring Foundation at 1-800-464-5437.
Our Healthy LifestylesSM programs are designed to educate and encourage healthy behavior through active participation. Whether you want to enroll in one of our Healthy Lifestyles programs such as fitness, smoking cessation, or weight management, or get help managing a chronic health condition, our innovative wellness programs help educate and encourage healthy behavior. For more information, call the Health Resource Center at 1-800-275-2583 or 215-241-3367.
Healthy Kids Now is the newsletter mailed three times per year to the parents of CHIP members. It provides valuable information on your child’s CHIP coverage, preventive and general health, and parenting. By clicking the links below, you can review current and past issues of the newsletter online.