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The Center for Children and Women is closing

The Center for Children and Women will be closing. The Southwest location will close on June 30, 2024. This closure will not change your coverage with Texas Children's Health Plan. If you have questions about your care, please contact The Center for Children and Women at 832-828-1005. If you have questions about your coverage or for help picking a new doctor, call Texas Children’s Health Plan at 1-866-959-6555 (CHIP) or 1-866-959- 2555 (STAR) or 1-800-659-5764 (STAR Kids).

You can get more information by visiting our frequently asked questions.

Postpartum Medicaid and CHIP Coverage Extension Update

Starting March 1, 2024. The Texas Health and Human Services (HSS) is extending its postpartum coverage from 2 to 12 months for eligible women. The 12 months of postpartum coverage begins the month after pregnancy has ended. Patients don’t need to apply to extend coverage.

Coverage will be reinstated for those who lost coverage and still fall in the eligibility period.

You should receive a notice from the state through mail or you can log into your Texas Benefits account to check your coverage.

Click here for the FAQ.

To learn more, visit the HHS Medicaid for Pregnant Women and CHIP Perinatal webpage.

Medicaid Coverage Alert

Don't lose your health coverage! We don’t want to lose you as a patient! New rules will require you to renew your Medicaid plan. Learn more

Charity Care Program

Our Charity Care program uses the Federal Poverty Income guidelines to find out if you qualify for charity care. Patients who qualify for charity care may receive health-care services free of charge or at discounted rates.

If you wish to apply for charity care or would like to learn more, call us at 832-828-1005. You can also come visit us in person. You can come Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Need coverage?

We have people who can help you find out if you qualify for CHIP or Medicaid. We can also help you apply. Come any time that we are open and get help.

You can also go to www.TexasChildrensHealthPlan.org/apply to see if you qualify and to get help applying.

See our Charity Care program materials linked below: