The CHIP Perinate program is available to women who are not eligible for Medicaid and who have household income up to 202 percent of the federal poverty income level (FPIL). Once born, your child will receive Medicaid or CHIP benefits, depending on your income.
Women who are U.S. citizens or qualified immigrants with household income at or below 198 percent of the FPL may be eligible for coverage under Medicaid's Pregnant Women program.
You can apply at www.YourTexasBenefits.com or call Member Services Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., at 1-800-964-2247 or 682-885-2247.
You can talk to a nurse 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. They can answer questions or help you decide what to do about your health needs. Call 1-866-971-2665.
Reimbursement for up to $25 per quarter for additional data for Members who qualify for the federal lifeline program.
There are some limits to these Value Added Services. Please call Member Services to find out what they are.
To find information on your benefits and services, read your Member handbook.
Please let us know if you would like a hard copy of the member handbook mailed to you. Call our Member Services department at 1-800-964-2247 to request one. A handbook will be mailed within 5 business days, at no charge.