Category: Medicaid News

Update to Value-Added Services

The following Value-Added Service is no longer available to Community First Health Plans STAR, STAR Kids, and CHIP Members: Members that qualify for the Federal Lifeline Program can get a free cell phone (limit one per household) or use their own from the following...
Update: CHIP Co-payment Requirement

Update: CHIP Co-payment Requirement

Effective July 1, 2022, HHSC is removing CHIP co-payment requirements for office visits and residential treatment services for mental health conditions and substance use disorders. If you/your child needs help right away, call toll-free to talk to someone. You do not...

Public Health Emergency FAQ

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government declared a public health emergency (PHE) and passed a law that allowed you to automatically keep your Medicaid coverage since March 2020.   When will automatic coverage for Medicaid end?  The...

Assistance with HIV Care and Medication

For individuals who are no longer eligible for Medicaid and require HIV care or medications, assistance is available. Individuals may receive HIV care and medications through the Ryan White program. Additional information on AIDS service organizations, case management...

COVID-19 Flexibilities Ending Soon

ATTENTION MEDICAID MEMBERS! The COVID-19 Public Health Emergency and Continuous Medicaid Coverage will soon end. If you or your child have Medicaid or CHIP, your health care coverage and other benefits you receive will be affected. Here’s what you need to know!...

Beginning September 1, 2024 Community First Health Plans, Inc. will be adding STAR+PLUS to its line of health care products.

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