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CHIP Coverage for Kids: Enroll Now

How to Apply to UPMC for Kids

As a parent or legal guardian, you can apply for CHIP for your child(ren). It’s easy, and we can help! We have a team of specialists who are ready to assist you with completing your application over the phone. Once submitted, the Department of Human Services (DHS) will contact you regarding eligibility.*

Call us:
(TTY users, call 711)
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Apply online: At, or through the myCOMPASS PA mobile app, Pennsylvania’s fast and easy way to apply for health and human services benefits.

*Effective April 17, 2023, DHS is responsible for all application and renewal processing, and eligibility determinations. For more information, please refer to the DHS FAQ about eligibility processing changes.

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