Pregnant Women

We’re here for pregnant and new moms.

We have benefits to help you through your pregnancy and as a new mom:

  • Prenatal and postpartum visits, including doula services
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Labor and delivery costs
  • Regular medical checkups, immunizations and prescriptions for your baby after birth

Here are the extra benefits we offer — just for Dell Children’s Health Plan pregnant members and new moms.

  • A 24-hour Nurse HelpLine at 1-855-712-6700 (TTY 7-1-1) to help answer health questions.
  • Earn rewards for healthy activities:
    • $50 for receiving a prenatal checkup in the first trimester or within 42 days of joining the health plan in any trimester.*
    • $75 for receiving a postpartum checkup 7 to 84 days after giving birth.*
  • Dental services: Up to $500 for checkups, X-rays, cleanings, fillings and extractions each year for CHIP Perinate members ages 19 and older and pregnant STAR members ages 21 and older.
  • Transportation to doctor visits and pregnancy, birthing or newborn classes.

CHIP Perinatal covers pregnant women and new moms.

You may be able to get perinatal coverage from CHIP if all of the following apply to you:

  • You are pregnant.
  • You are a Texas resident.
  • You don’t have insurance.
  • You cannot get Medicaid.

CHIP Perinate coverage is for your unborn baby. It covers:

  • Up to 20 prenatal visits
  • Prescriptions
  • Labor and delivery costs
  • Two doctor visits for mom after birth
  • Regular medical check-ups, immunizations and prescriptions for your baby.

A pregnant woman with little or no income can receive Medicaid benefits during pregnancy and up to two months after birth if she meets certain income requirements. Your child may be able to continue health coverage under the CHIP or STAR Medicaid program.

* CHIP Perinate members are not eligible