Learn about no-cost or low-cost health coverage. 

At Community First Health Plans, our goal is that our community has access to quality health care. During these challenging times, it’s important that people can easily understand what options are available. That is why we created an easy-to-follow Step-by-Step Guide below (available in English and Spanish).

This guide outlines 4 easy steps.


Step 1

Understand health care programs

Learn about different health plans offered through the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC), what services are included, and the cost of each plan.

Step 2

Determine if you qualify

Understand how you can qualify for these health plans, and the income guidelines your family will need to meet in order to apply (guidelines as set by Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC).

Step 3

Apply for coverage

If you qualify, we list out all the documents you will need to apply. You may submit an application online directly with Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC).

If you need assistance with your application, our staff is bilingual and happy to answer any questions. Call 210-227-2347 or fill out this form to make an appointment!

Step 4

Pick the health plan that’s right for you

Once you are approved, you will receive a package from Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) requesting that you choose a health plan. Learn about the value-added services and exceptional customer service Community First Health Plans provides you to support your family’s well-being.

Get Started

Download a PDF of our Step-by-Step Guide to learn about health coverage for your family.

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