Child Health Insurance Programs

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The purpose of this website is to provide consumers with useful information regarding health insurance. We want consumers to be more informed and educated about health insurance and provide space where they can save time. On this website you’ll be able to compare health insurance companies, eligibility requirements, find useful information on ObamaCare, easy access to links to sign in pages, step-by-step guides on how to sign-in to websites, phone numbers, addresses and much. Below is information on Child Health Insurance programs.

If you are searching for health insurance for your children then you should now that there are a few programs out there that they may be eligible for. In fact, there are several that your child may be eligible for that you will not have to pay for at all. Here are a few of these programs:

CHIP – Each state may have a program similar to CHIP. This is actually Medicaid for children. You will see that you will need to apply for this insurance. In most cases there are going to be some requirements that your child may need to meet in order to be approved for this type of insurance. Here is the URL for Texas CHIP, http://chipmedicaid.org/en/About, at least you can review this site and learn a little bit about this type of insurance before you see if it is offered in your specific state. Now, you may be able to connect with health insurance for children by visiting the following sites as well:

http://insurekidsnow.gov/
HealthCare.gov

Those individuals that have visited the above sites and did not have any success finding health insurance for their children may want to also consider calling their state’s Medicaid agency. A representative at this agency may be able to help you understand what type of insurance will cover your children, the eligibility requirements and even how to enroll. Here is the state contact information that you may find helpful.

Medicaid Agency of Alabama
501 Dexter Avenue
P.O. Box 5624
Montgomery, AL 36103-5624
1-800-688-7989

Alaska Department of Health and Social Services
350 Main Street, Room 404
PO Box 110601
Juneau, Alaska 99811-0601
907-465-3030

Arizona Health Care Cost Containment
801 E. Jefferson
Phoenix, AZ 85034
602-417-4000 | 1-800-523-0231

California Department of Health Services
P.O. Box 942732
Sacramento, CA 94234-7320
916-445-4171

Department of Health Care Policy and Financing of Colorado
1570 Grant Street
Denver, CO 80203-1818
1-800-221-3943

Department of Social Services of Connecticut
25 Sigourney Street
Hartford, CT 06106-5033
1-800-842-1508

Delaware Health and Social Services
1901 N. DuPont Highway
P.O. Box 906, Lewis Bldg.
New Castle, DE 19720
1-800-372-2022

Florida Health Finder
P.O. Box 13000
Tallahassee, FL 32317-3000
1-888-419-3456

Georgia Department of Community Health
2 Peachtree Street, NW
Atlanta, GA 30303
1-404-656-4507

Department of Human Services of Hawaii
P.O. Box 339
Honolulu, HI 96809
1-808-587-3521

Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
450 West State Street
Boise, ID 83720-0036
1-800-685-3757

Department of Public Aid of Illinois
201 South Grand Avenue, East
Springfield, IL 62763
1-800-843-6154

Family and Social Services Administration of Indiana
402 W. Washington Street
P.O. Box 7083
Indianapolis, IN 46207-7083
1-800-889-9949

Department of Human Services of Iowa
Hoover State Office Building
5th Floor
Des Moines, IA 50319-0114
1-800-338-8366

Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services of Kansas
915 SW Harrison Street
Topeka, KS 66612
1-888-369-4777

Cabinet for Health Services of Kentucky
P.O. Box 2110
Frankfort, KY 40602-2110
1-800-635-2570

Louisiana Department of Health and Hospital
P.O. Box 91278
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-9278
1-225-342-9500

Maine Department of Health and Human Services
442 Civic Center Drive
11 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0011
1-800-977-6740

Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
P.O. Box 17259
Baltimore, MD 21203-7259
1-800-492-5231

Office of Health and Human Services of Massachusetts
600 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111
1-800-841-2900

Michigan Department Community Health
Capitol View Building
201 Townsend Street
Lansing, Michigan 48913
517-373-3740

Department of Human Services of Minnesota
444 Lafayette Road North
St. Paul, MN 55155
1-800-333-2433

Mississippi Division of Medicare
239 North Lamar Street, Suite 801
Robert E. Lee Bldg.
Jackson, MS 39201-1399
1-800-421-2408

Department of Social Services of Missouri
221 West High Street
P.O. Box 1527
Jefferson City, MO 65102-1527
1-800-392-2161

Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services-Division of Child and Adult Health Resources
1400 Broadway, Cogswell Building
P.O. Box 8005
Helena, MT 59604-8005
1-800-362-8312

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services System
P.O. Box 95044
Lincoln, NE 68509-5044
1-800-430-3244

Nevada Department of Human Resources, Aging Division
1100 East William Street
Suite 101
Carson City, NV 89701
1-775-684-7200

New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services
129 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301-3857
1-800-852-3345

Department of Human Services of New Jersey
Quakerbridge Plaza, Building 7
P.O. Box 712
Trenton, NJ 08625-0712
1-800-356-1561

Department of Human Services of New Mexico
P.O. Box 2348
Sante Fe, NM 87504-2348
1-888-997-2583

New York State Department of Health
Office of Medicaid Management
Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller Empire State Plaza, Corning Tower Building
Albany, NY 12237
1-800-541-2831

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
Division of Medical Assistance
2501 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-2501
1-800-662-7030

Department of Job and Family Services of Ohio – Ohio Health Plans
50 West Town Street
Suite 400
Columbus, Ohio 43215
1-800-324-8680

Health Care Authority of Oklahoma
4545 N. Lincoln Boulevard
Suite 124
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
1-800-522-0310

Oregon Department of Human Services
500 Summer Street, NE
3rd Floor
Salem, OR 94310-1014
1-800-527-5772

Department of Public Welfare of Pennsylvania
Health and Welfare Building, Rm 515
P.O. Box 2675
Harrisburg, PA 17105
1-800-692-7462

Department of Human Services of Rhode Island
Louis Pasteur Building
600 New London Avenue
Cranston, RI 02921
1-800-984-8989

South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
P.O. Box 8206
Columbia, SC 29202-8206
1-888-549-0820

Department of Social Services of South Dakota
700 Governors Drive
Richard F Kneip Bldg,
Pierre, SD 57501
1-800-452-7691

Bureau of TennCare
310 Great Circle Rd.
Nashville, TN 37243
1-866-311-4287

Utah Department of Health
288 North 1460 West
P.O. Box 143101
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-3101
1-800-662-9651

Agency of Human Services of Vermont
103 South Main Street
Waterbury, VT 05676-1201
1-800-250-8427

Department of Social and Health Services of Washington
P.O. Box 45505
Olympia, WA 98504-5505
1-800-562-3022

DC Healthy Family
825 North Capitol Street, NE
5th Floor
Washington, DC 20002
1-202-442-5999

West Virginia Department of Health & Human Resources
350 Capitol Street
Room 251
Charleston, WV 25301-3709
1-304-558-1700

Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services
1 West Wilson Street
P.O. Box 309
Madison, WI 53701-0309
1-800-362-3002

Wyoming Department of Health
147 Hathaway Building
Cheyenne, WY 82002
1-307-777-7531

Children’s US Hospitals and Contact Information

Alabama

Children’s of Alabama
1600 7th Avenue South
Birmingham, Alabama 35233
205-638-9100
Children’s South Pediatric Outpatient Center
1940 Elmer J. Bissell Road
Birmingham, AL 35243
205-638-4800

The main Hospital number is 205-638-9100
To reach a patient, dial 212-7 (+ three-digit Room Number).

Alaska

The Children’s Hospital at Providence
(907) 561-2211

Arizona

Phoenix Children’s Hospital
1919 East Thomas Road
Phoenix, AZ 85016
(602) 933-1000
Toll Free: (888) 908-5437 (KIDS)

Arkansas

• Schedule an Appointment: 501-364-4000
• Main Number: 501-364-1100
• Physician Referrals: 501-364-5901 or 1-800-777-7700
• Emergency Department: 501-364-1185
• General Pediatric Clinic: 501-364-1202
• After Hours Clinic: 501-364-1202
• West Little Rock Specialty Clinic: 501-364-8957
• Angel One Transport: 501-364-6429 or 1-800-ACH-HELP (800-224-4357)

California

UC Davis Children’s Hospital
2315 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
(800) 282-3284
California Pacific Medical Center
P.O. Box 7999
San Francisco, CA 94120-7999
Phone: 415-600-6000

Colorado

Children’s Hospital Colorado
Anschutz Medical Campus
13123 East 16th Avenue
Aurora, CO 80045
Phone: 720-777-1234
TTY: 720-777-6050
Toll Free: 1-800-624-6553

Connecticut

Yale-New Haven Hospital is located at:
20 York Street
New Haven, CT 06510
(203) 688-4242
DC
General Information: 202-476-5000
TDD/TTY phone number: 800-855-1155

Delaware

Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington
(302) 651-4000
Cardiac Center: (302) 651-6600
Gift Shop: (302) 651-6082
Pediatrics (primary care): (302) 651-5245

Florida

All Children’s Hospital
501 Sixth Avenue South, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
800-456-4543
727-898-7451

Wolfson Children’s Hospital
Main:
904.202.8000
Inpatient Referral Number (for Healthcare Professionals):
1.877.240.KIDS
or 904.202.KIDS

Children’s Emergency Center:
904.202.9000
In the event of an emergency, call 9-1-1
Office of the Hospital President:
904.202.8732

Georgia

Children’s at Hughes Spalding
35 Jesse Hill Jr. Drive SE
Atlanta, GA 30303
404-785-9500

Hawaii

Shriner’s
1-808-941-4466

Idaho

Administration (208) 381-2804
CARES (208) 577-4460
Children’s Specialty Center (208) 381-7000
Class Registration (208) 381-9000
NICU (208) 381-2661
Pediatric Unit (208) 381-2645
PICU (208) 381-2900

For departments not listed, please call: (208) 381-2222

Illinois

The University of Chicago Medicine
Comer Children’s Hospital
5721 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637
(773) 702-1000

Indiana

Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health
705 Riley Hospital Drive
(this street has been renamed—it was previously West Drive)
Indianapolis, IN 46202
800.248.1199 push (option #2) on the recorded menu
317.944.5000

Iowa

Blank Children’s Hospital
1200 Pleasant Street
Des Moines, IA 50309

Kentucky

Appointments, health and general information
859-257-1000 or 800-333-8874
7 a.m. to midnight Monday-Friday; 8 a.m.-midnight, weekends and most holidays
Main hospital number, patient rooms and switchboard
859-323-5000
24 hours a day

Louisiana

Childrens Hospital
200 Henry Clay Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118
(504) 899-9511
www.chnola.org

Maine

Barbara Bush Hospital
110 Free St.
Portland, ME 04101
(207) 661-7001

Maryland

Johns Hopkins
Patients: 410-955-2000 (Maryland residents)
1-855-695-4872 (Non-Maryland residents only)

Massachusetts

Boston Children’s Hospital
300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115
617-355-6000 | 800-355-7944
Mass General Hospital for Children
55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114
617-726-2000
TDD: 617-724-8800

Michigan

Bronson Battle Creek Hospital
300 North Avenue
Battle Creek, MI 49017
(269) 245-8000
Bronson LakeView Hospital
408 Hazen Street
Paw Paw, MI 49079
(269) 657-3141
Bronson Methodist Hospital
601 John Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
(269) 341-7654

Minnesota

Amplatz for Children
612-365-6777
General: 612-365-1000 or
toll free, 855-AMPLATZ
(855-267-5289)

Mississippi

University of Mississippi Children’s
2500 North State Street
Jackson, MS 39216
www.umc.edu

Missouri

Cardinal Glennon
SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center
1465 S. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63104-1095

Montana

Shodair
2755 Colonial Drive
PO Box 5539
Helena, MT 59604
Phone: 406.444.7500
Toll Free: 1.800.447.6614

Nebraska

Children’s Hospital & Medical Center
8200 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68114

New Hampshire

Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth
Phone: (603) 354-6666 or toll-free 1-800-649-0891
Fax: (603) 354-6667

New Jersey

University Hospital
UH Main Number (973) 972-4300
Admitting (973) 972-4044

New York

Central New York’s Children’s Hospital
State University of New York
Upstate Medical University
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210-2375
315 464-5540

North Carolina

Mission Children’s Hospital
• Rooms with A, B or C: (828) 213-6 + room number
• Rooms with E: (828) 213-7 + room number
• Rooms with G: (828) 213-8 + room number
• Rooms with J (6th Floor Only): (828) 213-3 + room number
• All rooms except for the 10th floor: (828) 213-3 + room number
• Rooms on the 10th floor: (828) 213-3 + last 3 digits of room number

Or, call the patient information desk for listed patients’ room numbers, or to be connected to patient rooms at (828) 213-1111

North Dakota

MeritCare Children’s Hospital
General Information 701-234-2000
1-800-437-4010

Ohio

Mercy Children’s Hospital
2213 Cherry Street
Toledo, OH 43608
(419) 251-8000
(419) 251-KIDS (5437)

Oklahoma

Children’s Hospital at Saint Francis
6161 South Yale Avenue, Tulsa, OK 74136
918-494-2200

Oregon

Oregon Health and Science University
3181 S.W. Sam Jackson Park Rd.
Portland, Oregon 97239-3098

Pennsylvania

Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
One Children’s Hospital Drive
4401 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
Phone: 412-692-5325

Rhode Island

Hasbro Children’s Hospital
593 Eddy Street
Providence, RI 02903
401-444-4000

South Carolina

MUSC
169 Ashley Avenue, Charleston, SC 29425
843-792-1414

South Dakota

Avera
300 S. Bruce St.
Marshall, MN 56258
507-532-9661

Tennessee

Vanderbilt Children’s
Pediatric Appointment Line
(615) 936-5437
Main Number/Patient Information
(615) 936-1000
Pediatric Emergency Department
(615) 343-2996

Texas

Children’s Medical Center
1935 Medical District Dr.
Dallas, Texas 75235
Main Line: 214-456-7000

Vermont

Fletcher Allen Health Care
Medical Center Campus
111 Colchester Avenue
Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 847-0000
(800) 358-1144

Virginia

Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU
Brook Road Campus
2924 Brook Road
Richmond, VA 23220

Washington

Sacred Hearth Children’s
P:(509) 474-3131
101 West 8th Ave.
Spokane, WA 99204

West Virginia

CAMC
PO Box 1547
Charleston, WV 25326

Wisconsin

Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
8915 W. Connell Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 414-266-2000

It is easy to see that every state has at least one hospital that specializes in children. If you need more information please use the contact information above to see assistance.

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