Texas CHIP Perinate Unborn

Texas CHIP Perinate Unborn

Who is Texas CHIP Perinate Unborn for?

Texas CHIP Perinate Unborn is no-cost prenatal care for pregnant women and their unborn children, even if the mother does not qualify for Medicaid.

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How does Texas CHIP Perinate Unborn work?

Members choose an HMO and an OB/GYN to give them all prenatal services. This includes coordinating referrals for all medically necessary specialty services. Based on their Federal Poverty Level (FPL), the coverage period for CHIP Perinatal Members is either:

  • 12 consecutive months of CHIP Perinatal benefits that are split between the mother’s prenatal care and the baby’s birth -or-
  • Full Medicaid benefits for the baby upon birth

Babies who receive CHIP Perinatal benefits after birth can renew for benefits under CHIP. There is no age limit for mothers-to-be. There is no waiting period for coverage to begin.

What services does Texas CHIP Perinate Unborn cover?

Texas CHIP Perinate Unborn Members get basic medical care that includes:

  • Regular checkups
  • Prescription drugs
  • Shots
  • Coverage for special health needs

Value-Added Services

A variety of value-added services are available to Texas CHIP Perinate Unborn Members. Read more

CHIP Member Services
Local: 713.295.2294 | Toll-Free: 1.888.760.2600

Monday through Friday (excluding State-approved holidays) 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m

General Information
Local: 713.295.2222 | Toll-Free: 1.877.635.6736

Monday through Friday (excluding State-approved holidays) 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Providers Hotline
Local: 713.295.2295
Monday through Friday (excluding State-approved holidays) 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m

Additional Contact Numbers

How does CHIP Perinatal work?

Members choose an HMO and an OB/GYN to give them all prenatal services. This includes coordinating referrals for all medically necessary specialty services. Based on their Federal Poverty Level (FPL), the coverage period for CHIP Perinatal Members is either:

  • 12 consecutive months of CHIP Perinatal benefits that are split between the mother’s prenatal care and the baby’s birth -or-
  • Full Medicaid benefits for the baby upon birth

Babies who receive CHIP Perinatal benefits after birth can renew for benefits under CHIP. There is no age limit for mothers-to-be. There is no waiting period for coverage to begin.

What services does CHIP Perinatal cover?

CHIP Perinatal Members get basic medical care that includes:

  • Regular checkups
  • Prescription drugs
  • Shots
  • Coverage for special health needs

Value-Added Services

A variety of value-added services are available to CHIP Perinatal Members. Read more. 

CHIP Member Services
Local: 713.295.2294 | Toll-Free: 1.888.760.2600

Monday through Friday (excluding State-approved holidays) 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m

General Information
Local: 713.295.2222 | Toll-Free: 1.877.635.6736

Monday through Friday (excluding State-approved holidays) 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Providers Hotline
Local: 713.295.2295
Monday through Friday (excluding State-approved holidays) 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m

Additional Contact Numbers

Why Choose Community?

As a local nonprofit health plan, Community Health Choice gives you plenty of reasons to join our Community. From the benefits and special programs we offer to the way our Member Services team helps you make the most of them, Community is always working life forward for you and your family.

“I always tell people to choose Community Health Choice. I tell them it’s the best health insurance they will ever be with.”

– Chandolyn
Member of Community Health Choice