Mosquito repellent for the prevention of Zika virus will become a continuous, year-round benefit for Texas Medicaid and CHIP
ATTENTION ALL PROVIDERS
Zika Presence Triggers Continuous Mosquito Repellent Coverage for Texas Medicaid and CHIP
Beginning February 12, benefits for the prevention of Zika will become permanently covered by Texas Medicaid and CHIP. Although the VDP website has not been updated to reflect the extension of the program, Driscoll Health Plan will begin adjudicating claims as of February 12. The benefits and claims details will continue following the guidelines issued for 2017.
Driscoll Health Plan is a non-profit, community-based health insurance plan offering health care coverage to the communities of South Texas. Our insurance products include STAR Medicaid, STAR Kids, CHIP and CHIP Perinatal.
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