Network Participation

HHSC has contracted with BCBSTX to provide comprehensive managed care services for the STAR, STAR Kids and CHIP programs that will include, among other things, network development, provider contracting and education, and coordination with provider and treatment facilities. Your network participation will ensure the success of these of programs.

To request an STAR, CHIP, or STAR Kids Network Participation Agreement, please refer to Request Contract/Agreement/Network Participation on the Network Participation page.

Please note that additional credentialing is not required for those providers already credentialed in the STAR, CHIP, or STAR Kids networks and whose credentialing is current.

If you need to contact the BCBSTX Medicaid Network Department, please call 855-212-1615 or via email at TexasMedicaidNetworkDepartment@bcbstx.com.


Provider Relations Team

Amy Mizell
Amy_D_Mizell@bcbstx.com
Brian Rickman
Brian_E_Rickman@bcbstx.com
Deanna Culver
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Vicki Charlot
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Sharon Bolton
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Tammy Tschirthart
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STAR and CHIP

Travis Service Area

Counties:
Bastrop, Burnett, Caldwell, Fayette, Hays, Lee, Travis and Williamson

STAR KIDS

Travis Service Area

Counties:
Bastrop, Burnett, Caldwell, Fayette, Hays, Lee, Travis and Williamson

Counties:

Bell, Blanco, Bosque, Burleson, Colorado, Comanche, Coryell, Dewitt, Erath, Falls, Freestone, Gillespie, Gonzales