Childrens Health Insurance Program (CHIP) is a Federal Health Care Law that provides health coverage to eligible children, through both Medicaid and separate CHIP programs. CHIP is administered by states, according to federal requirements. The program is funded jointly by states and the federal government.
United States Federal Law and part of the Social Security Act § 1902(a)(43), 42 U.S.C. 1396a(a)(43) (see SCHIP 2108(e) for additional requirements).