Extension of Post-Partum Coverage Resources


On March 1, 2024, House Bill 12 (88th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, 2023), extended the coverage for Medicaid and CHIP members for 12 months after their pregnancy ends.

BCBSTX has resources below to provide additional information about the 12 months of postpartum coverage extension. We encourage our primary care physicians, pediatrician and OB/GYNs to review the links below. 



Providers, for questions or additional information, please:


The above material is for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician or other health care provider. Physicians and other health care providers are encouraged to use their own medical judgment based upon all available information and the condition of the patient in determining the appropriate course of treatment. References to other third-party sources or organizations are not a representation, warranty or endorsement of such organization. Any questions regarding those organizations should be addressed to them directly. The fact that a service or treatment is described in this material is not a guarantee that the service or treatment is a covered benefit and members should refer to their certificate of coverage for more details, including benefits, limitations and exclusions. Regardless of benefits, the final decision about any service or treatment is between the member and their health care provider.