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Low-cost health insurance for kids now available throughout the commonwealth

DANVILLE, Pa. – Pennsylvania’s Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), brought to you by Geisinger Health Plan Kids (GHP Kids), will expand to statewide coverage beginning February 13, 2023. 

“Every child should have access to affordable healthcare,” said Kurt Wrobel, president of Geisinger Health Plan. “Expanding our services throughout Pennsylvania will give kids access to GHP Kids so they have access to quality care that is affordable for their family.”

GHP Kids serves more than 11,000 members and is available for all uninsured kids and teenagers up to age 19. The comprehensive coverage is offered at a low or no cost, with no limit on household income. Many services are covered, including routine doctor visits; preventive services; dental, vision and hearing exams; emergency care; and hospital care, as well as prescriptions. 

All children deserve quality coverage at an affordable price. You can learn more by calling 866-621-5235 or by visiting Children must be enrolled in CHIP with the Department of Human Services. 

About Geisinger
Geisinger is among the nation’s leading providers of value-based care, serving 1.2 million people in urban and rural communities across Pennsylvania. Founded in 1915 by philanthropist Abigail Geisinger, the non-profit system generates $10 billion in annual revenues across 134 care sites - including 10 hospital campuses, and Geisinger Health Plan, with 600,000 members in commercial and government plans. The Geisinger College of Health Sciences educates more than 5,000 medical professionals annually and conducts more than 1,400 clinical research studies. With 26,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, Geisinger is among Pennsylvania’s largest employers with an estimated economic impact of $14 billion to the state’s economy. On March 31, 2024, Geisinger became the first member of Risant Health, a new nonprofit charitable organization created to expand and accelerate value-based care across the country.  Learn more at or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and X.

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