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Childbirth Education Class

The childbirth class prepares new mothers for the physical and emotional changes that happen during pregnancy, labor, and beyond. Soon-to-be mothers will learn about proper nutrition during pregnancy, tips on the most comfortable positions, childbirth choices, and the importance of skin-to-...

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Caregiver Respite Care Services

Texas Children’s Health Plan understands that being a family caregiver for a special needs child is a heavy responsibility and is taxing both physically and emotionally. In support of these families, Texas Children’s Health Plan offers 24 hours of in-home respite services per year as an...

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Pregnancy Essentials & Canvas Tote

Give your baby a better chance for a healthy birth. Schedule and complete your first prenatal visit within 42 days of joining Texas Children’s Health Plan and we’ll send you a free tote bag and Pregnancy Essentials Kit! How do I claim my extra benefit? You will receive a post card that you’...

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Smoking Cessation Benefit

Texas Children’s Health Plan will help the parents of members under 20 years of age with up to $75 towards smoking cessation products.    How do I claim my extra benefit? Parents of Texas Children’s Health Plan members looking to claim this extra benefit will need to contact their Service...

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Keep Fit Program

Do you want to learn how to live a healthier life?  If you or your child are 10 to 18 years old, you can sign up for our Keep Fit Program and learn fun, easy ways to stay active and make smart food choices. And it’s at no cost to you! The program offers a 10-week exercise and nutrition...

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Car Seat Safety Class

CAUTION:  Baby on Board! Unfortunately, not all drivers heed this warning while on the road, placing your baby at risk of being involved in an automobile accident. Car seats are your best defense for protecting your baby if this happens. Join us to learn how to carefully read a car seat...

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Cervical Cancer Screening Gift Card

Every woman age 21 and older should get a cervical cancer screening (pap smear) during her well-woman exam. We’ll send you a $20 gift card for completing yours!  How do I claim my extra benefit? You will receive a post card that you’ll need to take to your doctor.  Ask your doctor to...

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Breastfeeding Basics and Beyond Class

Come and learn about the benefits of breastfeeding for you and your baby. You will learn and discuss the common misconceptions about breastfeeding.  Learn about techniques to feed your infant and how to spot infant hunger signs.  Explore the changes your breasts will undergo and how your...

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Diabetes Gift Card

Take steps to manage your diabetes and get rewarded for improving your health! Receive a $20 gift card when you complete your Annual Diabetic Eye Exam, complete your Biannual HbA1c Blood Test, or Maintain a HbA1c blood result under 8 (up to $60 total). How do I claim my extra benefit? You...

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Infant CPR Training Class

Be prepared to take action! This non-certification class focuses on teaching the guidelines and techniques put forth by the American Heart Association for performing CPR and how to respond if your baby is choking and/or not responding.  How do I claim my extra benefit? You can register for...

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Parent Training Class

Texas Children’s Health Plan understands that being a caregiver for a special needs child is a heavy responsibility, one that is taxing both physically and emotionally.  Parent training classes can be critical in helping a caregiver understand the needs of their child as well as provide a...

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Asthma: Pillow Cases

Texas Children’s Health Plan rewards you for taking control of your asthma! When you don’t have any symptoms, you won’t cough or wheeze, you can run and play as you want, you won’t have asthma attacks, and you won’t have to go to the emergency room. How do I claim my extra benefit? You will...

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Diapers

Well-child checkups are the best way to make sure your baby is growing and developing in a healthy way. It is recommended that children get at least 6 well-child checks by the age of 15 months. When you complete your 5th (9-month) and 6th (12-month) Texas Health Steps well-child checks, we’...

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Post Hospitalization Follow-up Gift Card

Research has shown that good planning and a follow-up doctor’s visit can improve your health and reduce the chance of readmission. We encourage you to bring your child to see their doctor within 14 days of your child’s release from the hospital. We’ll send you a $20 gift card after your...

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Sports / School Physical

Members who have had their Texas Health Steps well-child check-up in the last 12 months will be eligible for one annual sports and school physical completed by their Primary Care Physician (PCP). How do I claim my extra benefit? Schedule a doctor’s appointment for your child with your...

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Portable Crib / Playpen

Your health is just as important as your baby’s. That’s why you must complete a postpartum visit with your provider 21 to 56 days after giving birth. When you do, we’ll send you a portable crib! A portable crib helps you make sure your baby plays and sleeps safely.  How do I claim my extra...

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Vision benefit: upgrade

Members ages 0-18 will automatically be enrolled for basic vision benefits. They have the option to receive $110 toward a frame upgrade or $90 toward contact lenses. How do I claim my extra benefit? Contact the vision vendor Envolve to schedule an eye exam. For help finding a vision...

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24 Hour Nurse Help Line

You can talk to a nurse about your health concerns 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Just call Texas Children’s Health Plan’s Nurse Help Line toll-free at 1-800-686-3831. Be ready to give your name, member ID number, and your symptoms. Texas Children’s Health Plan’s Nurse Help Line nurses...

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Extracurricular Activity Fee Assistance

Texas Children’s Health Plan understands that being part of a sports/physical program can help provide children with special healthcare needs both the physical and emotion support they need. There are sports/physical programs and other extracurricular activities, like joining a local...

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Extra Help Getting a Ride

Need help getting to your doctor’s appointment? We can help! Texas Children’s Health Plan partners with the Medicaid Transportation Program to make getting to your appointment fast and easy. When they can’t help, we step in and take care of you and your family. All transportation help is at...

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Dental Health Services

Adult members will automatically be enrolled for basic dental benefits. Benefits include a comprehensive oral exam, 2 routine exams every 12-month period, emergency exams, x-rays, fillings and routine extractions, and 2 cleanings annually.  How do I claim my benefit? Members are...

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Soccer Clinics, a partnership with the Houston Dynamo

Learn soccer from the pros!  Are you between the ages of 7 and 12 and love to play soccer? How would you like to learn new skills from professional coaches? Sign up for one of our Houston Dynamo Soccer Skills Clinic! Houston Dynamo coaches will teach you how to be a better soccer player....

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Becoming a Mom Educational Class

Becoming a mom for the first time or for the fifth time can be the best experience ever. This class will help get you ready for what is to come during and after your pregnancy so you can truly enjoy this moment in your life. You will learn the signs and symptoms of pre-term labor, the birth...

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Infant Care / Safe Sleep Class

Explore what to expect the first few weeks at home with a newborn baby and how to care for them. Learn about infant care, proper development of your baby, sleeping habits, sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), and more.  Receive a free book upon completion of the class. How do I claim my...

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Asthma Education Gift Card

Texas Children’s Health Plan rewards you for taking control of your asthma! When you don’t have any symptoms, you won’t cough or wheeze, you can run and play as you want, you won’t have asthma attacks, and you won’t have to go to the emergency room. When you complete a series of 6 (six)...

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Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Houston

Texas Children’s Health Plan has partnered with the Boys and Girls Clubs. Members are able to participate in their local program and receive a free summer and school year membership. How do I claim my extra benefit? Signing up with the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Houston is easy. Visit...

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