Children's Special Health Program and Genetic Services

Statewide Provider
Organization Name: Health & Welfare, Division of Public Health
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450 W State Street - 4th Floor PTC Bldg
Boise, ID 83720-0036
Phone: 208-334-4993
Fax: 208-334-4946
Eligibility: Child must have no "creditable health insurance" and meet diagnostic qualifications.
Services Provided:

Statewide program of health care for children with significant health problems or chronic illnesses/conditions requiring long-term medical treatment and rehabilitative measures. CSHP care is coordinated everywhere in the state through CSHP's central office.

Who qualifies for CSHP?
Idaho residents under age 18 who have a chronic condition which may be treated to prevent or minimize a disability and who have no private health insurance or Medicaid. Chronic conditions may include cardiac, craniofacial, neurologic, phenylketonuria (PKU), plastic/burn, cleft lip/palate, orthopedic, and/or any combination of these categories. Not all conditions are covered and individual determinations are made in each case. The are annual maximum benefits for each diagnosis.

The Children's Special Health Program is administered by the Bureau of Clinical and Preventive Services, Division of Health.

Limited services may be available to Idahoans over 18 who have PKU or Cystic Fibrosis.

Newborn screening website:

Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 12/17/2020