About Us

Superior HealthPlan (Superior) is a managed health care company that provides health care for many Texans. Superior began in El Paso in 1999. Today, Superior serves members in all 254 counties across the state.

Superior works with the State of Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) to bring you STAR (Medicaid), Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), CHIP Perinatal Care, STAR+PLUS and STAR Health. Superior has been the exclusive provider of STAR Health since 2008. Below is more information on the programs offered by Superior in partnership with the State of Texas.

CHIP Perinatal Care:  

Designed to provide prenatal and delivery services to unborn children of low-income pregnant women who do not qualify for Medicaid.


(including CHIP RSA): Health care coverage available to families who earn too much money to qualify for Medicaid, but who can’t afford to buy private insurance.


(Medicaid): Health care coverage for many low-income families.

STAR Health

Health care coverage for children/young adults in foster care. If you would like to learn more about the STAR Health program, click here to visit our foster care website.


(Medicaid): Health care coverage for qualified low-income people who are elderly or who have a disability.

 STAR Kids

Health care coverage for children and youth, age 20 and younger, who have disabilities, special needs or chronic conditions.