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Not all Texas STAR+PLUS plans are alike. UnitedHealthcare Community Plan provides standard benefits under the STAR+PLUS program for adults who need extra support and care, including services to help with daily activities. We also offer additional services called Value Added Services (VAS). You qualify based on income and health needs. View the list below to see what STAR+PLUS includes.
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Texas members who have questions about Coronavirus (COVID-19), can visit the Texas Health & Human Services at https://www.dshs.texas.gov/coronavirus/
Medicaid benefits are extended until further notice, and Texas HHS will continue to provide updates to the public during the coming months. Texans in need can apply for benefits, including SNAP and Medicaid, at YourTexasBenefits.com or use the Your Texas Benefits mobile app to manage their benefits. Read the news release in English or Spanish.
You get a primary care physician (PCP) who is your main doctor. Use the Doctor Lookup tool to see if your doctor is in our network.
If you don't have a doctor or if your doctor is not in our network, we can help you find a new one close to you.
Your PCP is your main doctor for:
An ounce of prevention can be worth a pound of cure. It can also be worth great rewards.
You can earn great gifts for things like:
This plan pays for all expenses related to a medically necessary hospital stay.
After you leave the hospital, you are not alone. We make sure you get follow-up care to continue healing at home.
Sometimes the basics are hard to do yourself after an illness or injury. If needed, we provide someone to help with:
Your doctor and you need to understand each other. Not speaking English well makes this difficult. We can arrange for an interpreter for your appointment.
We have people at our phone centers that speak more than one language. A service lets us connects with others that speak hundreds of languages.
You can ask to receive information in another language. Then anything we write to you will only be in that language. This is provided at no cost to you.
We make getting your medicine easy.
There are no copays for covered drugs. You can fill your prescriptions at:
Sometimes you might need a little help understanding your health care options. With us, you have someone you can call 24/7. We’ll answer your questions simply and completely.
Mental health is as important as physical health. That's why we have the same coverage for both.
Required care is 100% covered with no copay. This includes:
You pay nothing for covered services.
While your health care is low-cost or free, the care quality is high. You get:
Medical questions and situations come at inconvenient times. When you have questions about your health or your child's health, you can call a trained nurse 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Our NurseLine nurses will:
You know the bad health effects of smoking. You know you need to quit. We will support you while you quit with coaches and supplies. The only thing you won't get from us is a lecture.
Your case manager will stay with you on your medical journey. He or she will:
Whether you live in the city or in the country, rides are available. Our plan provides round trips to and from plan locations. This includes trips to and from the pharmacy to fill your prescriptions.
You'll get the care, eyeglasses and treatment that let you see life more clearly. Coverage includes $105 each year toward frames or contact lenses.
This benefit is offered by certain stores and retailers.
Get 10 vouchers toward local Weight Watchers programs.
Weight Watchers encourages a healthy approach for eating and living. The program helps you change your eating habits and become more active. Weekly meetings give you advice and support. So you can stay on track and meet your goal.
The STAR+PLUS program serves SSI (Supplemental Security Income) and SSI-related clients. SSI and SSI-related adults are required to participate in the program, while SSI and SSI-related children may choose to participate. These people usually need care and services to help with day-to-day activities.
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