What Does it Cost?

Accessible Healthcare For All

We are committed to supporting low-income families in accessing high-quality healthcare. We offer comprehensive coverage with fees based on income and family size. All programs ensure you receive essential care while keeping expenses manageable.


STAR and STAR Kids are no-cost programs managed by Medicaid. 
There are no premiums and cost sharing.



Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) Sign-up fees range from $0 - $50 a year for all the children in the family.

CHIP Co-pay fees:

You do not have to pay an enrollment fee or co-pay if you are:
  • Native American
  • Alaskan Native
  • A CHIP Perinate member
  • Mother of a CHIP Perinate newborn
You do not have to pay a co-pay for a:
  • Well-baby checkup
  • Well-child checkup
  • Preventative checkup
  • Pregnancy-related services
Federal Poverty Levels*Office Visits
Non-ER VisitsPrescription
Brand Drugs
Generic Drugs
Facility Co-Pay,
Reporting Caps* 
Native Americans$0$0$0$0$0$0
At or Below 151%$5$5$5$0$355% cap of family yearly income
Above 151% - 185%$20$75$35$10$755% cap of family yearly income
Above 186% - 201%$20$75$35$10$1255% cap of family yearly income

*The federal poverty level (FPL) refers to income guidelines established annually by the federal government.
** Per 12-month term of coverage.

Am I Eligible?

Check your family’s size and income 
to verify program qualifications.

What Does it Cost?

See how costs vary based on the program and eligibility.

How Do I Enroll?

Follow our step-by-step enrollment guide.

View Guide

Application Assistance

Do you need help with the enrollment process?

Complete this form and a Member Services representative will contact you to assist.
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