Screening for Life and Health Care Connection (formerly Community Healthcare Access Program or CHAP) assists uninsured Delaware residents who meet specific financial requirements to obtain preventive healthcare, as well as medical services at an affordable cost. The discounts are based on a resident's income and ability to pay. The Delaware Health Care Commission administers the program with funding support from the Delaware Tobacco Settlement Funds.
Beebe’s bilingual coordinators screen patients for eligibility and then provide the patient with a Health Care Connections (HCC) application package which, if approved, includes discounted services offered by Beebe Healthcare. Health Care Connection's normal process is to screen everyone for Medicaid, Insurance Market Place eligibility or exemption and other state and private programs. Beebe coordinators have numerous resources for eligible patients that may be available to assist you. Affordable physician services are available through the Voluntary Initiative Program (VIP) that can be accessed through Screening for Life and CHAP. This program, made up of a network of private physicians, was created by the Medical Society of Delaware and is administered by the Delaware Foundation for Medical Services.
How to Enroll
When you enroll in this program, Health Care Connection (formerly Community Healthcare Access Program or CHAP), may enable you to receive health care at a reduced cost from participating doctors, clinics, hospitals, etc. There is no cost to enroll in this program.
If you are someone who:
- cannot afford to pay costly medical bills
- does not have health insurance through an employer or does not have health insurance through the Insurance Marketplace as required
- has been denied Medicaid coverage
- is self-employed
To speak with a Health Care Connection (HCC formerly CHAP) Health Promotion Advocate please call 211 or 302-744-1040. Screening for Life and Health Care Connection (HCC formerly CHAP) are Programs for uninsured Delaware residents who meet specific requirements. The programs are administered by the Delaware Health Care Commission.
Apply online at https://healthaccessde.dhss.delaware.gov/home/register.