Pregnant Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) STAR members have access to the following Value-Added Services. Check out our Fotonovela story to follow a member's journey and learn about what BCBSTX has to offer pregnant members.
Some women can experience depression during and after pregnancy. In our Not Feeling Like Yourself During or After Pregnancy? brochure you can learn about the symptoms of depression and postpartum depression and how to get help.
Free Infant Car Seat or Pack and Play Playard
This program encourages pregnant women to get timely prenatal care. Pregnant STAR members who complete a timely prenatal visit and register for our Special Beginnings program can choose an infant car seat or a pack and play playard.
Take the form to your doctor to sign during your prenatal visit and fax it to Member Outreach at 1-512-349-4867. The car seat or pack and play playard will be sent to the address you put on the form.
Prenatal Classes with an Incentive Diaper Bag
BCBSTX offers online prenatal classes to pregnant STAR members, at no cost. You can take an online class at any time in English and 15 other languages.
You will get a diaper bag filled with new baby items when you finish your online BCBSTX prenatal class. After you complete the prenatal class, fill out the certificate of completion found at the end of the lesson and fax it to 1-512-349-4867. The diaper bag reward will be shipped to the address you write on the certificate. Call Member Outreach to register for an online class.
Limitations: You must be an active BCBSTX STAR member, be pregnant and take at least one prenatal class to get the diaper bag reward. Only one diaper bag per member will be awarded.
Prenatal Incentive Gift Card
Pregnant STAR members are eligible to receive a $50 gift card upon timely completion of the first prenatal visit.
Limitations: Pregnant members must complete their first prenatal visit within the first trimester or within 42 days of enrollment with BCBSTX. Members must be active on the plan to receive the gift card reward. To get the gift card, members must be active on the plan at the time of the checkup and visit an in-network PCP.
Once you complete the exam, please visit bcbstx.com/wellnessrewards to register to claim your gift card reward.