What is CHIP Perinatal?
The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Perinatal Care offers prenatal care to the unborn baby of pregnant women who cannot get Medicaid.
CHIP Perinatal Benefits
- Up to 20 prenatal visits
- Prescriptions and prenatal vitamins
- Labor with delivery of the baby
- Two checkups for the mother after the baby is born
- Checkups, immunizations and prescriptions for the baby after the baby leaves the hospital
Driscoll Health Plan offers the CHIP plan in the following counties:
Nueces Service Area
- Jim Wells
- Live Oak
- San Patricio
CHIP Perinate Value-Added Services (VAS) – VAS are extra services for Driscoll Health Plan (DHP) pregnant members.
Extra services are valid from September 1, 2023 – August 31, 2024.
Restrictions and/or limitations apply.
|Type of Benefit||Description of Benefit||Restrictions or Limitations|
|Asthma||$20 gift card after five months of continuous asthma controller medication refills.||
|Two hypoallergenic pillow covers and bed covers.||Must meet medical criteria|
|Gifts for Completing Checkups||$25 gift card for completing a mental health follow-up.||
|$25 gift card for completing a prenatal checkup.||
|Dental Care||Up to $500 in dental care services. Includes:
||Ages 19 and older|
|Extra help for Pregnant Members
For a listing of our baby showers and parenting classes, visit:
Classes may be available at select locations, in person, or virtual.
|$100 gift card for attending a Get Ready for Baby educational baby shower.||One gift card per member per pregnancy|
|$20 gift card for completing a Pregnancy Health Risk Assessment (HRA).||
|Nutritional counseling with a nutritionist.||
|Parenting classes are available to moms.||Must attend a class within 120 days of delivery|
|One year membership of SHIPT grocery delivery service for high-risk pregnant members.||Must be identified as having a high-risk pregnancy|
|Transportation||Rides to any local health-related visit or appointment.
|Health and Wellness
|Up to $75 in gift cards for completing a DHP or Case Management educational program.||Classes may be available in person or virtual
|Up to $60 in gift cards for completing a Triple P session.||
|$25 gift card when you get a COVID-19 vaccine.||
|$20 gift card for completing a Child Passenger Safety class.||
|Lice removal treatment||
|Menstrual cycle kit||
|24-hour Nurse Advice Line available 24 hours 7 days a week.|
|Over-the-Counter Benefits||$50 gift card for over-the-counter items.||Ages 13-18
|Up to 20% discount on over-the-counter items at the Driscoll Children’s Hospital Pharmacy.||
CHIP Service Area
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