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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

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Lauren Mulchay, MD

Dr. Lauren Mulcahy is a board-certified Pediatrician at the Texas Center for Children and Women - Greenspoint. She earned her medical degree at McGovern Medical School at UT Health in Houston in 2017. She subsequently moved to Washington DC to complete her Pediatric Residency in the Primary Care Track at Children's National Hospital. In 2021, she was thrilled to return to Texas to join the Center for Children and Women at Greenspoint. Her clinical interests include sleep apnea, asthma and acute care. She also enjoys teaching medical students and residents and serves as an Assistant Professor in Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Mulcahy is passionate about providing evidence-based, family-centered care for all of her patients.