CHIP Perinatal

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

  • Aransas
  • Bee
  • Brooks
  • Calhoun
  • Goliad
  • Jim Wells
  • Karnes

  • Kenedy
  • Kleberg
  • Live Oak
  • Nueces
  • Refugio
  • San Patricio
  • Victoria

Value-Added Services*

Driscoll Health Plan offers a wide range of value-added services so that its members can stay healthy and enjoy life. There is a value-added service for everyone in the family through Driscoll Health Plan. They’re our way of showing that we care about our members.

Dental Care for Pregnant Women 19 Years of Age or Older

  • Up to $500 in dental services. Includes dental exam, x-rays, teeth cleanings, and gum treatment.

Gifts for Completing Checkups

  • $25 gift card for Pregnant Members who get a Prenatal Checkup during the first trimester or within 42 days of joining DHP.
  • Up to $75 gift card for Members who complete a Triple P, DHP, or Case Management educational program.

Extra Help for Pregnant Women

  •  $100 gift card for Pregnant Members who attend a Cadena de Madres educational baby shower.
  • Members can get help to learn about breastfeeding and nutrition.
  • $20 gift card for completing a Pregnancy Health Risk Assessment.
  • New moms can attend a Parenting Class.

For a listing of our Baby Showers, Parenting and Birthing classes please visit: 

Transportation Services

  • Help with getting a ride to any health care-related visits.

*This is not an all-inclusive list of extra services. Restrictions and/or limitations apply. These extra services are valid September 1, 2021– August 31, 2022. For a complete listing, see your Member Handbook.


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CHIP Perinatal Member Handbook
(updated September 2019)

Nueces Providers Directory
(updated 11-19-2021)

CHIP Service Area

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