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Texas STAR Medicaid

Superior HealthPlan proudly offers STAR, a Medicaid managed care program serving low-income families at no cost to them.

Superior offers STAR Medicaid in the following service areas:

  • Bexar
  • El Paso
  • Hidalgo
  • Lubbock
  • Nueces
  • Travis
  • MRSA Central
  • MRSA Northeast
  • MRSA West

STAR benefits Include:

  • Choice of doctors.
  • Regular checkups and office visits.
  • Prescription drugs and medical supplies.
  • Dental and vision services.
  • Vaccines.
  • Behavioral health care.
  • Hospital coverage.

More information can be found in the STAR handbook.

At Superior, members can get many great services in addition to their regular benefits. These are called Value-added Services*. From extra vision care to cell phones and car seats, Superior is proud to offer many extra services to help keep our members healthy.

  • Extra vision benefits. This includes $150 toward prescription eyewear.
  • Extra dental benefits. This includes up to $250 for pregnant women ages 21 and older.
  • Annual sports physicals for children ages 4 through 18.
  • $25 for over-the-counter items through the mail every quarter.
  • Online mental health services through myStrength.com.
  • Transportation assistance to behavioral health-related doctor visits, on a case-by-case basis, for STAR members ages 6-99.
  • $60 for programs offered by YMCA and Boys and Girls Club.**
  • Help for members enrolled in the Asthma Disease Management Program. This includes home visits and allergy free mattress covers and pillow cases.
  • Telephonic outreach, education and support services offered to reduce the health risks associated with smoking during pregnancy through Superior’s Puff-Free Pregnancy program.
  • Connections Plus phone for members who do not qualify for SafeLink and enroll in Care Management.
  • Up to 750 extra minutes per month for SafeLink phone users who are enrolled in Care Management.
  • A 24-hour nurse advice line.
  • An educational pregnancy book for teen pregnant members who are enrolled in Care Coordination and in their first trimester.
  • Parenting class that gives education and resources to aid in healthy child development.†
  • $20 rewards card for members enrolled in Care Management who download the Wellframe app and participate in a care program for 30 days, after discharge from the hospital for a medical admit.
  • $20 gift card and journal for members ages 6-20 who complete a follow-up doctor visit within 7 days of discharge from the hospital for an inpatient behavioral health stay.
  • Online social services resource directory for members to help locate community supports such as food and nutrition, housing, education and employment services.
  • Members 18 and older can access a 3 month subscription for Weight Watchers® online program.

* Restrictions and limitations may apply.
** YMCA Value-added Service excludes STAR members in the Hidalgo and MRSA Northeast service delivery areas. Boys and Girls Club Value-added Service excludes STAR members in Bexar, El Paso, Nueces and MRSA Central service delivery areas.

Value-added Services are extra health care services offered by Superior. Services may vary by area. These services are valid through 8/31/20.

Special Services for Superior Pregnant Members

  • Parenting class that gives education and resources to aid in healthy child development.
  • Start Smart® For Your Baby Program - If you stay for an entire baby shower, or download a pregnancy program mobile app and engage for 30 days, you can get extra benefits* like:
         - A diaper bag and diapers when you complete the Notification of Pregnancy (NOP) form
         - A convertible baby car seat when you complete the NOP form and go to one prenatal visit within your first trimester or 42 days of enrollment with Superior
  • Up to $100 My Health Pays® rewards each year for completing prenatal and postpartum visits. Visit My Health Pays ® for more rewards information.
  • An educational pregnancy book for teen pregnant members who are enrolled in Care Coordination and in their first trimester.
  • Telephonic outreach, education and support services offered to reduce the health risks associated with smoking during pregnancy through Superior’s Puff-Free Pregnancy program.
     

†Only for members in the Bexar and El Paso service areas.
*Restrictions and limitations may apply.
Value-added Services are extra health care services offered by Superior. Services may vary by area. These services are valid through 8/31/20.