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Disaster AlertOn September 19,2019, Governor Greg Abbott issued a disaster declaration for counties within the Texas Children’s Health Plan’s service areas. If a member resides in one of the impacted counties, Texas Children’s Health Plan will make every effort to assist them in obtaining medically necessary services.
Counties in Texas under this announcement are: Brazoria, Chambers, Galveston, Hardin, Harris, Jasper, Jefferson, Liberty, Matagorda, Montgomery, Newton, Orange, and San Jacinto.
Members can reach us at the following numbers:
- STAR Members: 832-828-1001 or 1-866-959-2555
- STAR Kids Members: 832-828-1003 or 1-800-659-5764
- CHIP Members: 832-828-1002 or 1-866-959-6555
For additional details regarding the disaster declaration, please refer to: https://gov.texas.gov/news/post/governor-abbott-declares-state-of-disaster-as-severe-weather-hits-texas
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We want our kids to dream big, so we plan for their future now, including their health care. If you want a better plan for your kids’ health coverage, start by getting them quality health care from Texas Children’s Health Plan. We’re with you every step of the way as your family prepares for what comes next.
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At Texas Children’s Health Plan, we don’t only provide great health care for your family. We reward you just for being a member! Texas Children’s Health Plan offers exciting extra benefits for your family to enjoy as we help you plan for a healthy future, including:
- Annual sports & school physicals
- Up to $110 toward your child’s glasses or $90 toward contacts/contact fitting
- Rewards for pregnant moms
- Free transportation help
Click here to learn about these extra benefits and more!