Rewards for Pregnant Women

Becoming a Mom Educational Class
Extra Benefits — just for our members!

Healthy Play and Exercise

Soccer Clinics, a partnership with the Houston Dynamo
Extra Benefits — just for our members!

Health and Wellness

24 Hour Nurse Help Line
Extra Benefits — just for our members!

Extra Help for Families

Parent Training Class
Extra Benefits — just for our members!

Extra Help for Families

Dental Health Services

Adult members will automatically be eligible 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 automatically eligible for basic dental benefits. For help finding a provider and verifying your coverage, refer to your Dental ISD Card mailed upon joining Texas Children’s Health Plan.

How will I receive it?
You will receive benefit directly from dental providers.

Who is eligible?
This benefit is for all Texas Children’s Health Plan members that are specifically in the STAR Program and are 21 years of age and older.

Is this gift available in my service area?
This benefit is available for members that reside in the Harris and Jefferson Service areas.


Diapers

Well-Child checkups are the best way to make sure your baby is growing and developing healthy. It is recommended that children get at least 6 well-child checks by the age of 15 months. When you complete your 5th and 6th Texas Health Steps well-child checks, we’ll send you up to 2 free packs of diapers.

How do I claim my benefit?
You will receive a post card that you’ll need to take to your physician. At the end of your child’s 5th well-child checks, have the provider complete the post card. Mail the post card, in a stamped envelope, to Texas Children’s Health Plan. You can claim this benefit a second time at the time of your child’s 6th well-child checks, just repeat the process to claim your benefit.

How will I receive it?
You will receive your gift via U.S. Mail. If you are a patient at The Center for Children and Women, you will have the option to receive your gift on-site, upon completion of your child’s 5thth and 6th month well-child checkups.

Who is eligible?
This benefit is available to all Texas Children’s Health Plan members that are part of the Texas STAR, CHIP, or STAR Kids programs.

Is this gift available in my service area?
Gift is available to members in all covered service areas, including Harris, Jefferson, and Northeast.


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. Therefore, in support of those families, Texas Children’s Health Plan offers eight (8) hours of in-home respite services as an extension of their home and community-based services to relieve unpaid primary caregivers.

How do I claim my benefit?
Members will request these services through their service coordinator.

How will I receive it?
Service will be provided by third-party vendor or personally-selected individual that could administer the assistance approved by their service care coordinator.

Who is eligible?
This benefit is available to all Texas Children’s Health Plan members that are in the STAR Kids program. Eligibility is based on the member’s category of risk related to intense service needs as determined by the member’s service coordinator during personal assessment or as requested.

Is this gift available in my service area?
Gift is available to all members in all service areas including Harris, Jefferson, and Northeast service areas.


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.

How do I claim my benefit?
You will need to contact Member Services to make arrangements for transportation to your doctor’s visit. STAR members will need to first contact Medicaid Transportation Management (MTM) to arrange a ride to appointments.

How will I receive it?
Transportation will be provided by a vendor to pick you and your child up at your home. If this is not the best option, members may ask to be reimbursed for mileage, up to $20, if you ask a family member, friend, or neighbor to transport you to your appointment.

Who is eligible?
This benefit is available to all Texas Children’s Health Plan members that are part of the Texas STAR, CHIP, or STAR Kids programs.

Is this gift available in my service area?
This benefit is available to members in all covered service areas, including Harris, Jefferson, and Northeast.


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 programs can be critical in helping a caregiver understand the needs of their child as well as provide a valuable support system. Texas Children’s Health Plan educators will offer parent training seminars on a variety of topics relevant to STAR Kids members and their parents. Topics may include navigating special education opportunities and services and parent training on advocating for children with development or intellectual disabilities.

How do I claim my benefit?
Members will receive a post card notifying and inviting them to participate in an upcoming training session in their area. They may also call Member Services or visit www.TexasChildrensHealthPlan.org to learn about upcoming training sessions and register for those they would be interested in.

How will I receive it?
Members will receive a confirmation once they have registered, including the date, time, and location of their training class.

Who is eligible?
This benefit is available to all Texas Children’s Health Plan members that are part of the STAR Kids program.

Is this gift available in my service area?
This benefit is available to members in all covered service areas, including Harris, Jefferson, and Northeast.