About CHIP Perinatal


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. Your child may be able to continue health coverage under the CHIP program.

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.

See our Benefits for Pregnant and New Moms.