Texas CHIP Perinatal
What is CHIP Perinatal?
CHIP Perinatal is no cost prenatal care for pregnant women and their unborn children, even if the mother does not qualify for Medicaid.
How does CHIP Perinatal work?
Members choose an HMO and an OB/GYN to give them all prenatal services. This includes coordinating referrals for all medically necessary specialty services.
Based on their Federal Poverty Level (FPL), the coverage period for CHIP Perinatal Members is either:
Babies who receive CHIP Perinatal benefits after birth, can renew for benefits under CHIP. There is no age limit for mothers-to-be. There is no waiting period for coverage to begin.
What services does CHIP Perinatal cover?
CHIP Perinatal Members get basic medical care that includes:
Pregnant Members - Extra Benefits