Texas Children's Health Plan

PO Box 301011 Medical Affairs - NB8391
77230-1011 Houston , TX

Program Type:

Health Plan


Harold J. Farber, MD, MSPH
832 828 1216
Comprehensive, health plan based, asthma quality improvement program to improve asthma outcomes for our members and the community we serve.

The Texas Children's Health Plan (TCHP) was founded in 1996 by Texas Children's Hospital and serves the greater Houston area. TCHP is licensed as an HMO within the State of Texas and was the first pediatric health plan in the nation. Texas Children's Health Plan functions as an administrator for the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and STAR Medicaid Managed Care.   Texas Children's Hospital, affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine and located in Houston, Texas, is recognized as one of America's best children's hospitals.

The Texas Children's Health Plan Asthma Program is based on the chronic care model and utilizes a comprensive approach including  member outreach, community outreach, education, care management, home visits, outreach to providers, education to providers, feedback to providers, and standards of care for providers to improve asthma outcomes for our members and the community we serve.