CHIP Prenatal Care Program Information
HHSC CHIP information is located at the following site:
Requirements: Information for Parents of Newborn Children
This law, effective September 1, 2005, requires physicians, certified nurse midwives, direct entry midwives, hospitals and birthing centers that provide prenatal care to a pregnant woman during gestation or at delivery to provide the woman with information on immunization, newborn screening, postpartum depression and shaken baby syndrome.
These brochures can now be either downloaded from the Parents of Newborn Children webpage in English or Spanish or ordered from The DSHS Warehouse . The stock numbers are: #1-316, English and #1-316a, Spanish.
This information can also be found on page 1-60 of the Policy Manual.
More about the eligibility criteria for Title V Fee-for-Service.
Texas Department of State Health Services
Community Helaht Services Section
1100 W. 49th St. (Mailcode 1923)
Austin, TX 78756