STAR+PLUS Medicaid Managed Care Program
See below for important video messages brought to you by The Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) and The Texas Health And Human Services Commission (HHSC).
Enrollment Tips for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities
The video below has important information to help you enroll in STAR+PLUS for your Medicaid health care services like doctor visits, hospital visits, and medicines. Enroll by August 15, 2014.
|STAR+PLUS: A Preview of What to Expect
Please click on the video below to view the changes that will affect how some people who have Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) get their health care beginning September 1, 2014.
*To view in full screen, click on the icon at the bottom right corner of the video.
Cigna-HealthSpring works with the State of Texas to help individuals and families get health coverage in the Texas STAR+PLUS Program. Through STAR+PLUS, Cigna-HealthSpring provides eligible enrollees with a wide range of quality health care services:
-Primary and specialty provider care
-Mental health care and substance use disorder treatment
With Cigna-HealthSpring, you also get
value-added benefits like
-Routine Dental Services *
-Vision Services, including eye glasses *
-Over-the-Counter Medications, up to $10 monthly allowance**
-Enhanced Transportation services **
-Toll Free 24-Hour Nurse Advise Line**
* This benefit is for Medicaid only members.
**Nursing Facility Members are not eligible for this benefit.
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Cigna-HealthSpring invites you to learn more about these services and many others that you can get as a member of the STAR+PLUS program. If you have questions, call Cigna-HealthSpring Member Services, Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central Time, excluding state-approved holidays. We are happy to help you find the health care coverage you need.
Call toll-free at 1-877-653-0327 (TTY 711)