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Texas STAR+PLUS

Superior HealthPlan proudly offers STAR+PLUS, a Medicaid managed care program serving low-income people who have physical or mental disabilities or who are elderly.

Superior offers STAR+PLUS in the following service areas:

  • Bexar
  • Central MRSA
  • Dallas
  • Hidalgo
  • Lubbock
  • Nueces
  • West MRSA

STAR+PLUS benefits Include:

  • Primary and specialty physician care services.
  • Prescription drugs and medical supplies.
  • Medical checkups, including Texas Health Steps.
  • Behavioral health services.
  • Hospital care.
  • Nursing facility care services.
  • Vision services.
  • Family planning services.
  • Long Term Services and Supports (LTSS).
    • Personal attendant services.
    • Day activity and health services.
  • LTSS Waiver Services
    • Nursing services (in home).
    • Home delivered meals.
    • Therapies (occupational, physical, speech/language, cognitive rehabilitation).
    • Home modifications.
    • Dental services.
    • Medical supplies and adaptive aids.
    • Respite services.
    • Assisted living.
    • Adult foster care.
    • Financial management services.
    • Transition assistance services.
    • Employment assistance.
    • Supported employment.

Click for a list of caregiver resources. More information can be found in the STAR+PLUS handbook.

As a Superior STAR+PLUS member, you can get many great services in addition to your regular benefits. These are called Value-added Services.

  • $50 gift card for members upon attending and graduating from an 8-week fall prevention program called, A Matter of Balance.
  • 24-hour emergency response services for non-STAR+PLUS HCBS Waiver and non-CFC members age 21 and older for up to 6 months when discharging from a hospital or nursing facility.
  • A 24-hour nurse advice line.
  • Connections Plus phone for members who do not qualify for SafeLink and enroll in Care Management.
  • Extended minutes for SafeLink phone users. This includes up to 750 extra minutes per month for members enrolled in Care Management.
  • General Educational Development (GED) preparatory materials and resources to help pass the GED test for members with primary IDD diagnosis.
  • Home-delivered meals. Non-HCBS Waiver members have access to 10 home-delivered meals when discharging from a hospital or nursing facility.
  • In-home respite care. Non-HCBS Waiver members with certain complex and chronic conditions, age 21 or older, have access to 8 hours of in-home respite care services each year.
  • Online mental health services through myStrength.
  • Online social services resource directory to help locate community services.

Note: The Value-added Services listed below do not apply to dual eligible members.

  • 3-month online subscription or 12 class passes for Weight Watchers® program to attend local meetings or participate online.
  • $10 gift card for members ages 21 and older who go to a follow-up doctor visit within 7 days of their first psychiatric hospital stay of the year.
  • $30 every quarter to use for commonly-used over-the-counter items that are not covered by Medicaid.
  • Extra dental benefits. Members, ages 21 and older, may get up to $250 each year for exams, x-rays, cleanings and fluoride treatments.
  • Extra foot doctor (podiatry) services. Members, ages 21 and older, may get up to 4 additional podiatry services every year.
  • Extra vision services. Members, ages 21 and older, may get up to $100 for choice of upgraded eyeglass frames and lenses or contact lenses each year.
  • Help getting a ride. Members, ages 21 and older, may seek transportation assistance to behavioral health doctor visits and community supports and services when Medicaid transportation is not available.
  • Help for members with asthma. Members enrolled in Superior's Asthma Disease Management Program get an allergy free mattress cover and pillow case.
  • Start Smart® program for pregnant women. Rewards include baby shower, diaper bag, educational programs, convertible car seat and up to $100 for healthy activities related to your pregnancy and delivery.

Restrictions and limitations may apply. These services are valid from 9/1/19 through 8/31/20.