Affected by Wildfire? We want to make sure you get the care and resources you need

Welcome to Wellpoint in Texas

Amerigroup is now Wellpoint. New name. Same commitment to you. No change to your coverage.

Affected by Wildfire?

 

Find local resources and get updates from the Texas Health and Human Services.

 

Download the Sydney Health Mobile App to use the Find a Doctor and pharmacy tools, view your member ID card, and live chat with a representative.

 

Learn more about how to find local help.

 

Canadian, Texas declared a State of Emergency on 2/27/2024. We want to make sure you get the care and resources you need.

Your partner for a healthier life

 

Wellpoint (formerly Amerigroup) has been helping Texas families get the health care benefits they need since 1996. We have helped millions of Texans get and stay healthy. Wellpoint works with thousands of doctors, specialists, and hospitals throughout Texas, and we partner with many local community organizations. Our focus is to help you get the care and services you need to make a difference in your life.



Find our plan in your service area. To learn about our service areas, visit our Know Your Service Area page.

STAR

 

For pregnant women, children, and anyone who gets Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF).

CHIP

 

For children ages 18 and under who are not eligible for Medicaid and don’t have health coverage.

CHIP Perinate

 

For CHIP perinatal services offer health care benefits to unborn children of pregnant women.

STAR Kids

 

For children and young adults ages 20 and younger who have disabilities or complex health needs.

STAR+PLUS

 

For adults who have disabilities or ages 65 or older with complex health needs.

STAR+PLUS MMP

 

Medicare-Medicaid Plan for STAR+PLUS that combines benefits in one plan.

New member?

Let’s get started with your health plan.

Ready. Set. Renew.

 

It may be time to renew your health benefits. We are here to help. We created this short video to show you how.


Keep in mind, if you don’t renew before the deadline, you may have a gap in health coverage. Take steps now to protect yourself and your family.

Be aware of scams and fraud during Medicaid renewals.


There is no cost to complete a Medicaid renewal and if we reach out to you about renewing your coverage, we will never ask for money.

No longer qualify for Medicaid?

We can connect you to a plan that’s right for you.

Updates and reminders

Get your free flu shot

 

Give your health the best shot this flu season. Find a pharmacy near you.
 

 

Extra benefits

 

To make your life life healthier and easier, Wellpoint offers extra coverage beyond basic Medicaid and CHIP benefits.
 

Learn more about our extra benefits 

LiveHealth Online

 

Video chat with a doctor or therapist 24/7 at no cost to you — all you need is your member ID.

 

Sign up today 

Need to replace a lost or stolen ID card?

 

If your ID card is lost or stolen, call us right away at 833-731-2160 (TTY 711). STAR Kids members, call 844-756-4600 (TTY 711). You can also access your ID card using the Member ID Card tool or in the Sydney Health app.

Help us make your plan better

 

Join a member advisory group to talk with Wellpoint about your concerns or share ideas. 

 

To attend a member advisory group event, call Member Services to speak with a member advocate, or send us an email.

Make Health Happen Member Newsletters

 

Member Newsletter

HHSC and member notifications

 

Visit our Member Materials page for current member notifications.

Visit us in person

 

We’re happy to help you at one of our Community Engagement Centers.

 

Find a location near you 

On-the-go health plan access


The Sydney Health mobile app makes it easy to find a doctor, access your ID card, and chat with a live representative.

Preapprovals (prior authorizations)

 

You can learn more about the process on the Wellpoint provider website.