Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas is pleased to offer health plans for individuals who qualify for the State STAR and CHIP programs. Your health and well-being is our priority. We offer quality-health service, access to our many network providers, and excellent customer service. Come join us and receive your plan benefits from a name you can trust!
Note for our members who may live in Hurricane Harvey impacted areas, Colorado, DeWitt, Fayette, Gonzales, Jackson and Lavaca counties: Please follow your local emergency response recommendations for your area. Don't forget to take needed medical supplies and medications. If you need help with emergency medication or any other services, please call one of our numbers below for assistance.
For STAR and CHIP assistance, call 1-512-349-4883.
For STAR Kids assistance, call Service Coordination at 1-877-301-4394.
For after-hours assistance, call 1-469-865-6314.
You may be eligible for FEMA assistance. See the list of available counties and apply for assistance on the FEMA website .
For the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Disaster Distress Helpline, call 1-800-985-5990, text "TalkWithUs" to 66746, or go to disasterdistress.samhsa.gov .
Social Security Payments
If you cannot get your regularly scheduled Social Security payment because of Hurricane Harvey, please go to any open Social Security office. In most cases, you can ask for an immediate payment.
To find the nearest open Social Security office, call 1-800-772-1213 (TTY 1-800-325-0778). You may also use the Social Security Office Locator .
BCBSTX is a health insurance provider that is a part of the Texas Medicaid program. We are pleased to provide a health plan for children and youth, age 20 and younger, who qualify under Medicaid.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas is pleased to provide this new health plan for people and families who qualify under Medicaid.
Does your child need health insurance? Uninsured children may be able to get CHIP.