After-Hours Care

To find the name and phone number of your Primary Care Physician, please look at the front of your Member ID Card.

Here is an example:

Search after-hour locations

Driscoll Health Plan offers members access to many locations with extended hours. Enter the city or zip code and click search to see a list of available options.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Know when you should go to the emergency room.
  • Call your doctor first for non-emergency medical care.
  • Learn and follow Driscoll Health Plan’s (DHP) rules and Medicaid rules.
  • Choose a doctor quickly.
  • Keep scheduled doctor visits.
  • Cancel doctor visits ahead of time when you can’t keep them.

Your Primary Care Provider or another doctor is available by phone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Emergency Medical Care is provided for Emergency Medical Conditions and Emergency Behavioral Health Conditions.

Emergency Medical Condition means: A medical condition manifesting itself by acute symptoms of recent onset and sufficient severity (including severe pain), such that a prudent layperson, who possesses an average knowledge of health and medicine, could reasonably expect the absence of immediate medical care could result in:

  • placing the patient’s health in serious jeopardy;
  • serious impairment to bodily functions;
  • serious dysfunction of any bodily organ or part;
  • serious disfigurement; or
  • in the case of a pregnant women, serious jeopardy to the health of a woman or her unborn child.

Emergency Behavioral Health Condition means:  Any condition, without regard to the nature or cause of the condition, which in the opinion of a prudent layperson, possessing average knowledge of medicine and health:

  • requires immediate intervention or medical attention without which the Member would present an immediate danger to themselves or others; or
  • which renders the Member incapable of controlling, knowing, or understanding the consequences of their actions.

How soon can I expect to be seen? 

Emergency care is there for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Are Emergency Dental Services Covered?

DHP covers limited emergency dental services for the following:

  • Dislocated jaw.
  • Traumatic damage to teeth and supporting structures.
  • Removal of cysts.
  • Treatment of oral abscess of tooth or gum origin.
  • Treatment and devices for craniofacial anomalies.
  • Drugs for any of the above conditions.

DHP also covers dental services your child gets in a hospital or ambulatory surgical center including other services your child might need, like anesthesia.

The Member Handbook tells you about emergency care. Call DHP, Case Management Department at 1-877-222-2759 if you have any questions or comments.

We hope this information makes it easier for you to contact your PCP, after-hours clinic or an urgent care clinic in your area.  If you have questions or need help changing your PCP, please call us at 1-877-DCHP-KIDS (1-877-324-7543). We are available Monday – Friday, 8am–5pm.

Thank you for choosing Driscoll Health Plan!

Bayside Medical Center

3817 S Padre Island Drive
Corpus Christi, TX 78415
Mon-Fri 8am-8pm
Sat 8am-5pm

The Doctors Center – South

5536 Saratoga Blvd
Corpus Christi, TX 78413
Mon-Fri 8am-8pm
Sat 8am-5pm
Sun 12-6pm 

Driscoll Children’s Urgent Care Center

5945 Saratoga Blvd
Corpus Christi, TX 78414
Mon-Fri 5-10pm
Sat-Sun 1pm-10pm

Calallen Minor Emergency Center

11559 Leopard Street
Corpus Christi, TX 78411
Mon-Fri 8am-8pm
Sat 8am-5pm
Sun 12-6pm 

The Doctors Center

4637 S. Padre Island Drive
Corpus Christi, TX 78411
Mon-Fri 8am-8pm
Sat 8am-5pm    

Driscoll Children’s Quick Care

1120 E. Ridge Road
McAllen, TX 78503
Mon-Fri 6-11pm
Sat-Sun 1-11 pm