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How to Apply

Applying for Medicaid or CHIP in Texas can seem complicated, but Superior HealthPlan makes it easy. Learn more about eligibility requirements, qualifications and benefits today.

How do I apply for Medicaid or CHIP in Texas?

In order to receive Superior HealthPlan’s Medicaid or CHIP coverage, you must apply for and be eligible for Medicaid or CHIP. 

You can check your eligibility in one of these ways:

  • Go to the Your Texas Benefits website and use the Prescreening Tool.
  • Call 2-1-1 (TTY 711) toll-free Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Central Time.

If you are eligible, the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) will send you a letter to let you know.

Then, you can choose which health plan is best for you. If you have not applied for CHIP or Medicaid, please visit Without confirmed eligibility you will be unable to sign up as a Superior HealthPlan member.  

Applying for Medicaid or CHIP is Easy

Follow the steps below to apply for Medicaid or CHIP in Texas and sign up to be a Superior HealthPlan member.

  1. Apply for Medicaid or CHIP benefits in one of these ways:
  2. Check your mail and choose Superior
    After you’re approved, you’ll get an enrollment packet in the mail. You need to choose a health plan or the enrollment broker will choose one for you. Call 1-800-964-2777 (TTY 711) to join Superior.