About Us

Driscoll Health Plan is a non-profit, community-based health insurance plan offering health care coverage to the communities of South Texas. Our insurance products include STAR Medicaid, STAR Kids, CHIP and CHIP Perinatal.

Driscoll Health Plan was originally developed and funded through the Driscoll Foundation and licensed by the Texas Department of Insurance as a Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) in 1998.

Driscoll Health Plan is affiliated with Driscoll Children’s Hospital which has been taking care of kids and their families in South Texas and the Rio Grande Valley for more than 60 years. We offer health care services at Driscoll Children’s specialty centers and clinics in McAllen, Harlingen, Brownsville, Laredo, Rio Grande City, Eagle Pass, Edinburg, Victoria and Weslaco.


 Mission: “Improving lives through quality health care.”

Vision: “Be the innovative leader in the delivery of healthcare.”

Did You Know?

As of 2017*, Texas had the most children without insurance in the United States – 4.8 million children did not have health care coverage. Simple annual checkups can easily prevent children and adults from getting more serious medical conditions and higher expenses down the road. Now, more than ever, Driscoll Health Plan is helping to grow healthier South Texans by providing new, affordable, quality health insurance options for you and your entire family.

* Source: Center for Public Policy Priorities, HHSC data.

We Offer More Doctor Choices

Driscoll Health Plan offers the most children’s doctors you already know and trust. And, our adult medicine team is constantly growing. Their support staff are also available to answer questions and help you get your health care needs met. Our patients are able to easily access local wellness and prevention programs, as well as education. Everything you need to keep you and your family healthy can be found in one place … with the Driscoll Health Plan.

We Have So Much To Offer!

  • Local physicians and local benefits
  • Education and Disease Management – We provide active educational services for both members and doctors.
  • We serve a 14-county area surrounding Nueces County and a 10-county area in the Rio Grande Valley.
  • Affiliated with Driscoll Children’s Hospital
  • We provide quality care through a dedicated and compassionate health care team.



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