CHIP Value-Added Services 

On top of the standard benefits, Driscoll Health Plan offers CHIP members a wide range of value-added services. From classes to gift cards, there is a special reward waiting for everyone in the family. We care about our members, and we hope it shows.

*Restrictions and/or limitations apply. Extra services are valid from September 1, 2023 – August 31, 2024.

Type of BenefitDescription of BenefitRestrictions and/or Limitation
Gift for Completing Checkups
Download Checkup Brochure PDF
$20 gift card for completing four on-time newborn well-child checkups.

Must have four of the following well child checkups:

  • 3 to 5 days
  • 2 weeks
  • 4 months
  • 6 months
  • 9 months
Gift for Completing Checkups$20 gift card completing a 12 and 15 month Well-Child checkups.

Must have the following Well-Child checkups:

  • 12 months
  • 15 months
Gift for Completing Checkups$20 gift card for completing a yearly Well-Child checkup.
  • Ages 2 to 19
Gift for Completing Checkups$25 gift card for completing a mental health follow-up.
  • Ages 6 years and older
  • Follow-up must be with a mental health practitioner
  • Must be within 7 days of discharge from in-patient mental health hospital
Gift for Completing Checkups$25 gift card for completing a prenatal checkup.
  • Must be within the first trimester or within 42 days of joining DHP
  • One gift card per member, per pregnancy
Gift for Completing Checkups$25 gift card for completing a post-partum checkup.
  • Must be within 7-84 days of delivery
  • One gift card per member, per pregnancy

Extra help for Pregnant Members

For a listing of our baby showers and parenting classes, visit:

Get Ready for Baby

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
Extra help for Pregnant Members$20 gift card for moms who attend a parenting class.
  • Must attend within 120 days of delivery
  • One gift card per member, per pregnancy
Extra help for Pregnant Members$20 gift card for moms who complete a home visit.
  • Moms must call to schedule a home visit
  • Visit must be within 60 days of delivery
  • Moms will complete a postnatal screening upon completion of class
Extra help for Pregnant Members$20 gift card for completing a Pregnancy Health Risk Assessment (HRA).
  • Must be a new pregnant member
  • Must complete the Pregnancy HRA
Extra help for Pregnant MembersOne-year membership of SHIPT grocery delivery service for high-risk pregnant members.
  • Must be identified as high-risk pregnancy
Extra help for Pregnant MembersNutritional counseling with a nutritionist.
  • Must not qualify for other nutritional counseling programs
  • Must be a pregnant member
Access to Physical Fitness Programs

$50 gift card for joining a health and wellness program.

Includes:

  • Sports program
  • Gym membership
  • 5k race
  • Dance class
  • Art class
  • Yoga class
  • Music lessons
  • One gift card per member, per year
  • Must submit the receipt as proof of participation

Health and Wellness Gift Card Form

Access to Physical Fitness ProgramsBoys & Girls Club membership at select locations.
  • Ages 6 to 18
  • Membership offered on a first come, first serve basis
  • Locations include: Alice, Beeville, Corpus Christi, Edinburg, Harlingen, Kingsville, Robstown, Victoria, and Zapata
Sports or School PhysicalsOne sports or school physical.
  • Ages 4 to 18
  • One physical per member, per year
Transportation

Rides to any local health-related visit or appointment.

Includes:

  • Doctor appointments
  • Therapy appointments
  • Specialty appointments
  • Social Security Administration office
  • DHP sponsored events
  • Must be within the Nueces service area
  • Must be within a 25-mile radius or upon approval
  • Request for a ride must be made two days prior to the visit
  • Up to 5 riders including DHP member and parent or attendant
  • Visits outside of Driscoll network or service area requires prior authorization by DHP
  • More Transportation Information
Health and WellnessUp to $75 in gift cards for completing a DHP or Case Management educational program.

Classes may be available in person or virtual

  • Must be registered for classes
  • Must not be related to any other VAS
Health and WellnessUp to $60 in gift cards for completing a Triple P session.
  • One $20 gift card per class, up to three gift cards per family
  • Must be enrolled in Triple P session
  • Must complete each Triple P class
  • Must meet medical criteria
  • Must complete one age group per level
  • Limited to two different levels

Triple P Information

Health and Wellness$25 gift card when you get a COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Up to two vaccines per year
  • Must submit a copy of the vaccination card

COVID-19 Vaccination Verification Form

COVID-19 Information

Health and Wellness$20 gift card for completing a Child Passenger Safety class.
  • Must complete a Child Passenger Safety class
  • One gift card per family
Health and WellnessOne activity tracker for weight management.
  • Ages 10 to 18
  • Must meet medical criteria
  • Must complete physical fitness modules
Health and WellnessLice removal treatment
  • Up to three visits per year
  • PCP referral is required
  • Participating clinics only
  • May treat family members if DHP member qualifies for treatment

Head Lice Flyer PDF

Health and WellnessMenstrual cycle kit
  • Up to three kits per year
  • Member must request kit
Health and WellnessEducational braille learning kit
  • Ages 0 to 5
  • Must meet medical criteria
Health and WellnessNurse Advice Line available 24 hours, 7 days a week. 
Vision$150 allowance toward frames, lenses, or contact lenses every 2 years.
  • Ages 2 to 18
  • Limited to members who need glasses
Asthma$20 gift card after five months of asthma controller medication refills.
  • Must meet medical criteria
  • Refills must be continuous
AsthmaTwo hypoallergenic pillow covers, and bed covers.
  • Must meet medical criteria
AsthmaOne time sponsorship to Camp Easy Breathers
  • Ages 7 to 14
  • Offered on a first come, first serve basis
  • Must meet medical criteria
  • One sponsorship per member, per lifetime

Click here to learn more about Camp Easy Breathers

First Aid KitOne first aid kit per family.
  • Ages 2 to 5
  • Must be a new member
Over-the-Counter Benefits$50 gift card for over-the-counter items.

Ages 6 to 15 months

  • Must have 6 months of continuous eligibility
  • Must have completed two Well-Child checkups within 6 months
  • Must download and register in the DHP Mobile App

Ages 13 to 18 years

  • Must have 6 months of continuous eligibility
  • Must have completed one Well-Child checkup within 12 months
  • Must download and register in the DHP Mobile App
Over-the-Counter Benefits$50 reimbursement for over-the-counter products to stop smoking and vaping.
  • Ages 13 to 18
  • One lifetime reimbursement
  • Only for products not covered by the Pharmacy Benefits Manager
  • Must submit proof of purchase
Over-the-Counter BenefitsUp to 20% discount on over-the-counter items at the Driscoll Children’s Hospital Pharmacy.
  • Must show your DHP member ID card
  • CHIP covered benefits are not included

Wellness Program

$50 gift card for participation in a health and wellness program

COVID Vaccine

$25 gift card  for getting a COVID-19 vaccine

Resources

CHIP Frequently Asked Questions

You must take your DHP ID Card. Bring a list of medicines you are taking, including any herbal supplements. A list of health concerns. Medical records if you are a new patient. 

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If you lose your DHPID card, call us right away at 1-877-451-5598 to get a new one. We can mail you one right away. If you move or change phone numbers, call us so we can send you another ID card. We always need to have your correct address and phone number. 

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Our staff speaks English or Spanish and can help you with questions. We also have special services for people who have trouble reading, hearing, seeing, or speaking a language other than English or Spanish. You can ask for member materials in audio, larger print, Braille, and other languages. To get help, call our Member Services toll-free number on your ID card.

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As soon as you have your new address, give it to the HHSC by calling 2-1-1, or updating your account on yourtexasbenefits.com and calling Driscoll Health Plan Member Services at 1-877-451-5598. Before you get CHIP services in your new area, you must call Driscoll Health Plan Member Services, unless you need emergency services. You will continue to get care through Driscoll Health Plan until HHSC changes your address.

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If you get a bill from your provider, call Member Services at 1-877-451-5598. We will contact the provider’s office and explain your benefits. 

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Need more help? Call 1-877-324-7543

Claim Your Reward

Wellness 
Program

$50 gift card for participation in a health and wellness program

COVID 
Vaccine

$25 gift card  for getting a COVID-19 vaccine

Online Driver's
Education Class

$75 gift card for completing a driver’s education program

Nutrition & Educational Classes

Up to $75 in gift cards for completing in-person or virtual DHP classes

How to Apply

First, check to see if you qualify. Next, create a member login and complete the online application. If you have any questions, our staff is happy to help. 
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