How to Renew | Texas Children's Health Plan

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How to Renew

Stay insured! Renew now!

It’s easier to renew while you still have CHIP and/or Medicaid coverage. If you have children or dependents on several different health plans, you can get them all on one plan. Renew now to continue access to benefits like doctor visits, prescriptions and dental care.

Here's how to renew for CHIP or MEDICAID coverage


Things you need to know


Complete your renewal process


By mail:
Texas Health and Human Services Commission
PO Box 149024
Austin, TX 78714-9968

By phone:
2-1-1 (Press Option 2)

Renewal Assistance:
To schedule an appointment call 1-888-559-7526


Get Approved

Within 45 business days of receiving your application. Call 2-1-1 (Press Option 2) or visit to check the status of your application.


Choose a plan and doctor

If you have not chosen a health plan and a main doctor, call 1-800-964-2777. You can cover all your children who qualify under one plan.

Need help with your renewal packet?

Our Application Assistance Specialists can help! Click below for renewal assistance.



Renew now to continue to take advantage of our member exclusive extra benefits with our Healthy Rewards Program*, which includes:

  • Transportation assistance at no-cost
  • Rewards for important health checkups
  • Portable crib at no cost for new moms
  • Meals for moms
  • Health Education Events
  • Much more!

Learn more by clicking on the categories below!

healthy pregnancy benefits

Healthy Pregnancy

Good pregnancy starts here. Much care and preparation are needed during a pregnancy for a healthy baby to be born, and Texas Children’s Health Plan is here with great services and rewards to help our members give their baby a healthy start!

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health and wellness benefits

Health and Wellness

Good health starts with a healthy lifestyle. Texas Children’s Health Plan wants to keep members motivated by offering them rewards just for taking care of their well-being!

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healthy play and exercise benefits

Healthy Play and Exercise

Being active has both physical and mental benefits. Texas Children’s Health Plan offers great benefits and rewards to help members get stronger and take control of their health!

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help for families

Extra Help for Families

We want to go above and beyond the call of duty. With services like transportation help and a 24-hour nurse help line, Texas Children’s Health Plan makes sure to go the extra mile to show that we truly care for our members.

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