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?

These benefits are available 03/01/2017 – 08/31/2017.


 FREE YOUTH SPORTS with the City of Austin Recreation Centers
 FREE BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB MEMBERSHIP (BGC) in Bastrop, Hays, Travis or Williamson counties.
 FREE SUMMER CAMP SESSION per calendar year at participating Austin area Boys and Girls Clubs for members 6 – 18 years of age
 FREE YOUTH SPORT session per calendar year at the YMCA of Austin
 FREE $50 HEB GIFT CARD after Well-Child checkup (CHIP)/ THSteps medical checkup (STAR) for new members within 90 days of their plan start date.
 FREE $25 HEB GIFT CARD after Well-Child checkup (CHIP)/ THSteps medical checkup (STAR) for current members within 60 days of their birthdate.
 FREE sports, summer camp and/or school physical each year for members 18 years old and younger.
 FREE SCHOOL BACKPACK wwith school supplies per school year for members in Pre-K to 12th grade.
 FREE MONTHLY STUDENT BUS PASS with Capital Metro while enrolled in school.
 FREE BOOSTER CAR SEAT (weight appropriate, 40 to 100 lbs.) for members after their Well-Child checkup (CHIP)/ THSteps medical checkup (STAR) within 90 days of their plan start date.
 FREE TODDLER NAP KIT for members ages 1 – 4 that complete a Well-Child checkup (CHIP)/ THSteps medical checkup (STAR) within 60 days from their birthday.
 FREE UMBRELLA STROLLER for members that receive all immunizations and a flu (influenza) injection by either 12, 15, 18, 24 and 36 months of age.
 FREE UP TO $175 FOR FRAMES AND LENSES for members 2 and older or CONTACTS (standard and or disposable) for members age 13 to 18.
 FREE BIKE HELMET for new members between the ages of 3 – 18 who receive an initial health assessment or annual Well-Child checkup within 90 days from enrollment.
 FREE ONE YEAR YMCA FAMILY MEMBERSHIP for Greater Williamson County. Limited to members who live in Williamson county.


 FREE INFANT OR CONVERTIBLE CAR SEAT for members that complete their initial OB appointment within 42 days from enrolment with Sendero and attends a Sendero Baby Shower.
 FREE UP TO $500 OF DENTAL SERVICES for pregnant women.
 FREE UP TO $150.00 IN HEB GIFT CARDS for members that obtain timely prenatal visits and post-partum visit.
 FREE RIDES to birthing classes, WIC appointments, Sendero baby showers, and other Sendero health related events for pregnant members.
 FREE $25.00 HEB GIFT CARD to new born members that obtain a timely Well-Child checkup (CHIP Members)/ THSteps checkup (STAR members) within 14 days from birth while a Sendero member.
 FREE UP TO 750 MINUTES for members that have SafeLink phone and that they are a high-risk pregnancy.
 Sendero moms who are members through their pregnancy and delivery and complete a timely postpartum visit within 21 – 56 days from delivery get these great gifts:
   FREE HOME BABY MONITOR for pregnant women that go to their first OB visit within 42 days from their start date with Sendero.
   FREE GIFTS FOR NEW MOTHERS including a diaper bag, package of diapers, first-aid kit and child thermometer.
   FREE BREAST FEEDING KIT which includes a breast feeding cover and nursing pads for STAR members.
   FREE BREAST FEEDING KIT which includes a breast pump, breast feeding cover and nursing pads and request a home visit for CHIP Members.
   FREE HOME VISIT for new CHIP and STAR mothers scheduled within 21 days from the delivery discharge date.


 FREE 24-hour Nurse Advice line.
 FREE Help finding a ride to doctor appointments for members with at risk conditions.
 FREE Non-emergency transportation to physician appointments within the Capital Metro service area.
 FREE $25 H-E-B gift card for filling out the New Member Health Assessment form within 45 days from their start date with Sendero.
 FREE Help for members with Asthma. High risk members will receive an asthma education book and a home visit if they are enrolled in the asthma disease management program.
 FREE Diabetic cookbook at a home visit for members that are enrolled in the disease management program with Sendero.
 FREE $25 H-E-B gift card for STAR members 21 years of age or younger and CHIP members 18 years of age and younger that go to a follow-up visit within 7 days from leaving the hospital for mental health services.