Enrolling in Medicaid is Easy!

  1. Apply for CHIP or Medicaid by going to www.YourTexasBenefits.com or call 2-1-1. Call us at 1-800-791-6511 if you need help applying.
  2. Receive an enrollment packet from the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) with your Medicaid plan options.
  3. Choose Sendero by calling 1-800-964-2777.


Why Choose Sendero?

AMAZING BENEFITS FOR CHILDREN AND TEENS!

 FREE YOUTH SPORTS with the City of Austin Recreation Centers
 FREE BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB MEMBERSHIP in Bastrop, Hays, Travis or Williamson counties
 FREE SUMMER CAMP SESSION per calendar year at participating Boys and Girls Clubs of the Austin Area
 FREE SWIMMING LESSONS at the YMCA of Austin for members ages 6 weeks – 21 years
 FREE $50 HEB GIFT CARD for new members after Well-Child checkup or Texas Health Steps medical checkup within 90 days of enrollment
 FREE $25 HEB GIFT CARD for existing members after Well-Child checkup or Texas Health Steps medical checkup within 60 days of their birthday
 FREE PHYSICAL FOR SPORTS, SUMMER CAMP OR SCHOOL for members through age 18
 FREE BACK TO SCHOOL BACKPACK WITH $15 HEB Gift Card for member currently enrolled in school
 FREE BOOSTER CAR SEAT for new members who complete a Texas Health Steps or Well-Child checkup within 90 days of enrollment
 FREE TODDLER NAP KIT for members 1 – 4 years of age with a Texas Health Steps or Well-Child checkup within 60 days from date of birth
 FREE UMBRELLA STROLLER for members who receive all recommended immunizations and a flu shot by either 12, 15, 18, 24 or 36 months of age
 FREE UP TO $175 FOR FRAMES AND LENSES for CHIP and STAR members. Members 13 – 18 years of age may choose frames and lenses or contact lenses
 FREE BIKE HELMET for new members 3 – 18 years of age with a Texas Health Steps or Well-Child checkup within 90 days of enrollment
 FREE YOUTH SPORT SESSION AT YMCA OF AUSTIN
 FREE ONE YEAR FAMILY MEMBERSHIP TO YMCA OF WILLIAMSON COUNTY

SPECIAL BENEFITS FOR PREGNANT WOMEN AND BABIES

 FREE INFANT OR CONVERTIBLE CAR SEAT for members that complete their initial OB appointment within the first trimester of pregnancy and attend a Sendero Baby Shower
 UP TO $500 OF DENTAL SERVICES for pregnant women
 UP TO $150 IN HEB GIFT CARDS for members who complete 1st, 2nd and 3rd trimester visits, get a flu shot and complete their postpartum visit with 21 – 56 days from delivery
 FREE DIAPERS
   FOR NEWBORNS AND INFANTS who receive timely Well-Child or Texas Health Steps checkups from 1 – 9 months of age from date of birth
   FOR CURRENT PREGNANT MEMBERS who complete a prenatal screening questionnaire and prenatal visit within the first trimester of pregnancy
   FOR NEW MOMS who complete a postpartum screening questionnaire and attend a postpartum visit on or between 21 – 56 days after delivery
 FREE RIDES to birthing classes, Sendero Baby Showers, WIC Appointments and other Sendero health related events
 FREE $25 HEB GIFT CARD for members that receive a Texas Health Steps or Well Child checkup within 14 days from birth
 FREE HOME VISIT to recently delivered CHIP and STAR moms
 UP TO 750 MINUTES for high risk pregnant members with Safelink phones
 FREE GIFTS FOR NEW MOMS with a timely postpartum visit within 21 – 56 days following delivery
   HOME BABY MONITOR for members who complete an initial OB appointment within 42 days of enrollment, maintain continuous coverage with Sendero, deliver while a Sendero member and obtain a postpartum visit within 21 – 56 days from delivery
   BREAST FEEDING KIT for CHIP Members includes breast pump, nursing pads and breast feeding cover after completing a postpartum visit and requests a home visit
   BREAST FEEDING KIT for STAR Members includes nursing pads and breast feeding cover
   DIAPER BAG
   PACKAGE OF DIAPERS
   FIRST AID KIT
   INFANT THERMOMETER

OTHER SERVICES

 FREE 24 HOUR NURSE ADVICE LINE
 FREE $25 HEB Gift Card for members 21 years of age and younger with a follow up visit within 7 days of leaving the hospital for mental health services
 FREE NON-EMERGENCY RIDES to physician appointments within the Capital Metro service area
 FREE SPECIAL TRANSPORTATION for members with medically at risk conditions
 FREE $25 HEB GIFT CARD for new members that submit a completed health assessment
 FREE $25 PHARMACY GIFT CARD for over-the-counter medications every 6 months
 FREE $20 HEB GIFT CARD for high risk members enrolled in the asthma disease management program
 FREE DIABETIC COOKBOOK for members enrolled in the disease management program
 FREE UP TO $50 reimbursement for CHIP members for smoking cessation products

LIMITATIONS AND RESTRICTIONS APPLY.