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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

Stacey Coombes




Stacey Coombes, MD

Dr. Stacey Coombes is a board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist at The Center for Children and Women. She received her medical training at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Urbana-Champaign in 2009 and completed her residency training at Mercy Hospital St. Louis in 2013. Dr. Coombes is also an Assistant Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Baylor College of Medicine. She is qualified to treat a broad array of women’s health needs, including preventive care, well-woman exams, routine gynecologic diagnosis and treatment, prenatal care for low and high risk pregnancies, as well as guidance related to family planning, menopause, and gynecologic surgery. She has a special interest in working with underserved communities.