Healthy Kids is a health insurance program for children who can’t get other publicly funded insurance programs. The County Children’s Health Initiative Program, also called CCHIP, is a part of the Healthy Kids program in San Francisco.

Benefits and Services

Healthy Kids offers medical, dental, and vision care for children for a very low cost. Covered services include:

  • Doctor Visits
  • Vision Care
  • Hospital & Emergency Room Care
  • Prescription Drugs
  • Regular Check-Up’s and Immunizations (shots)
  • OB/GYN Services and Pregnancy Care
  • Family Planning
  • Substance Abuse Programs
  • Mental Health Services
  • Specialty Care
  • Dental Care – Through Delta Dental

Costs

Healthy Kids members pay $189 per member, per year. Co-pays for care are between $10 and $15. Financial aid is available.

Do I Qualify?

Children can join the Healthy Kids program if they meet the following:

  • Uninsured
  • Under 19 years of age
  • San Francisco resident
  • Must not be able to join Medi-Cal
  • Within the income rules

The Healthy Kids program is available to children no matter their immigration status or pre-existing conditions.

How to Apply

You can apply for the Healthy Kids program at any time. Please call our Healthy Kids Enrollment Team at 1(415) 777-9992 for an appointment.