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Creating healthier futures

Bringing the culture of Texas Children’s to health plan members

At Texas Children’s Health Plan, we spend every day dedicated to one thing – keeping children and women in Texas healthier by helping them plan for their futures. As the nation’s first HMO focused on children and women, our commitment to families for the past 25 years has allowed us to grow into the largest Medicaid and CHIP plan in our service area and win accolades for the support and coverage we provide to our members.

We are one community of over 1,000 employees

Dedicated to the health of children and women

  • We are one community of over 1000 employees.
  • We were created by Texas Children’s Hospital as the nation’s first health plan focused on children.
  • We are exclusively focused on caring for children and women on Medicaid and CHIP in Texas for more than 25 years.
  • We have the largest Medicaid and CHIP membership in our service areas.
  • We continue to receive high ratings on quality and patient experience measures.
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What We Offer

The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) offers low-cost health coverage for children from birth through age 18. CHIP is designed for families who earn too much money to qualify for Medicaid but cannot afford to buy private health coverage.

We offer CHIP in more than 20 counties in the Jefferson and Harris Service Areas.
STAR is a Medicaid-managed care plan. This plan helps family members of any age. Texas Children’s Health Plan offers STAR in more than 20 counties in the Jefferson and Harris Service Areas.
Texas Children’s Health Plan offers no-cost health coverage for children and young adults under the age of 21 with disabilities who cannot afford health insurance. The plan helps families manage their medical needs and acts as a care coordinator between physicians and families. We offer STAR KIDS in more than 50 counties in the Harris, Jefferson, and MRSA Northeast service areas of East Texas.
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Our Service Area

We serve youth and children across 54 counties including more than 60 hospitals extending north to Oklahoma and east to Arkansas.
We’re proud of our accreditation status and rating as the top HMO in Patient Experience in the state of Texas from the National Committee for Quality Assurance. Learn More
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