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CHIP Perinatal

CHIP Coverage for Unborn Children

If you are pregnant, a Texas resident, you don’t have insurance, and you cannot get Medicaid, you may be able to get perinatal coverage from CHIP. This coverage is for your unborn baby. It covers your labor with delivery and your baby’s health and medical services for its first months of life.

Learn more about CHIP perinatal benefits.

Medicaid for Pregnant Women

A pregnant woman can receive Medicaid benefits during pregnancy and up to two months after birth if she meets certain income requirements. To learn more, visit the HHSC website.

To apply, dial 2-1-1, pick a language, then pick option 2 - Medicaid and other State of Texas benefits.

Or download this form and fill it out, then send the completed form in a stamped envelope to:
P.O. Box 149024
Austin, TX 78714-9024