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Choose which plan you’re interested in and let’s get started!


Before you start

Applying for CHIP, CHIP-P, or STAR Medicaid is easy. Here’s what you need to know:

It’s good to know that CHIP and Medicaid both use the same application.

Have these items handy as you apply.

  • Proof of identity - This could include Social Security numbers for children applying for coverage.
  • Proof of citizenship or immigration status - U.S. birth certificate, U.S. passport, Certificate of Naturalization.
  • Proof of money your family gets (income) - Includes paycheck stubs, proof of self-employment income, child support check stub.
  • Proof of what you pay to take care of others (expenses) - Includes receipts or cancelled checks from the person you pay for
    1) child or adult care,
    2) child support, or
    3) alimony.

How to Apply for CHIP, CHIP-P, or STAR Medicaid

Marketplace Plans

Ready to get health care coverage?

To enroll in one of Community’s Marketplace plans, visit Softheon Portal and submit your online enrollment form.

Here’s a list of items you'll want to have handy as you apply.

Have questions along the way? We’re just a phone call away. Call us at 713-295-6704 or toll-free at 1-855-315-5386 to speak with a Community representative. TDD callers may use 7-1-1.