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Value Added Services for STAR Members

The following services are available to STAR Members at no cost for the dates of September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021. There are some limits to these benefits. Please call us at 1-800-964-2247 to find out what they are.

For All STAR Members:

    24 Hour Nurse Advice Line
    A Nurse Advice Line that is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call 1-866-971-2665.

    School/Sports Physicals
    One school or sports physical in addition to a Texas Health Steps checkup per calendar year to members that are ages 3 through 18.

    Extra Vision Services
    $125 for prescription eyeglass frames and lenses or $75 for contact lenses and fitting fees.

    Healthy Me Rewards Program
    • A $15 gift card for members who complete a Texas Health Steps checkup at 2 weeks, 2 months, 4 months, 6 months, 9 months, 12 months, 15 months, and 18 months of age.
    • A $25 gift card for members age 2 to 21 who complete an annual Texas Health Steps checkup.
    • A $25 incentive for members age 18 and older with a diagnosis of diabetes when you complete each one of the following:
      • Diabetes Health Risk Assessment
      • Hemoglobin A1c tested
      • Hemoglobin A1c<8%
      • Urine Protein test
      • Maintaining blood pressure of <140/90
      • Retinal eye exam
    • (This benefit does not apply to members diagnosed with gestational diabetes)

    Bathtub Kneeler
    A (one-time) bathtub kneeling pad per household for Cook Children's Health Plan members ages 3 months to 3 years to prevent drowning during bath time.

For Pregnant Women:

    Dental Services
    Up to $350 for basic and major dental services. Pregnant members will need to join the Cook Children's Health Plan Baby Steps Program.

    Prepared Childbirth Classes
    Up to $100 for prepared childbirth and breastfeeding classes per pregnancy. Must use a hospital that works with Cook Children's Health Plan. Classes may be online or in-person.

    Baby Basics Book
    One Baby Basics book for pregnant members who join the Cook Children's Health Plan Baby Steps Program.

    Healthy Me Rewards Program
    • A $50 gift card per pregnancy for members who receive a prenatal visit with an approved doctor during the first trimester of pregnancy, on or before the enrollment start date or within 42 days of joining Cook Children's Health Plan.
    • A $50 gift card for members who complete a postpartum visit with an approved doctor between 7-84 days after delivery.