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Member Information
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MCNA Dental is a dental plan for the Texas Health and Human Services Commission Medicaid and CHIP programs for the entire state of Texas. MCNA Dental has a large network of general and specialty dentists throughout Texas to make sure you can get the high quality dental care you need.

The Texas Medicaid and CHIP programs are available for children in Texas. These programs cover many of the costs of routine dental care. Your child may qualify for either Medicaid coverage or CHIP coverage. It depends on your family's income. Families with children who get Medicaid services have no co-payments. Children with CHIP get coverage at a very low cost. MCNA Dental administers the dental benefits for both of these programs.

Dental Benefits

We offer dental benefits to cover most everyone's dental needs.

  • Preventive and diagnostic benefits, including: dental cleanings, exams, x-rays, fluoride, sealants, and more.
  • Therapeutic benefits to treat cavities, gum or tooth pain, or other dental problems including: fillings, extractions, root canals, dental emergencies, and more.

You can find more information about benefits in your Member Handbook. To download your Member Handbook, please click here.

The MCNA Member Handbook and all other printed member materials are available in English and Spanish. If you need to see something in another format like Braille or large print, please call our Member Hotline.

Call our Member Hotline if you have any questions about dental benefits.

Get More Benefits with MCNA

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We give members extra benefits to promote good oral health. These are called value-added services. They include a Walmart gift card, MCNA's Bright Beginnings program, and our Children's Book and Backpack. Click here to learn more.

Enrolling in CHIP, STAR, and STAR Kids

Call the Enrollment Broker helpline to find out more about the CHIP, STAR, and STAR Kids programs.

  • For CHIP and STAR, call 1-800-964-2777 (TTY: 1-800-735-2989).
  • For STAR Kids, call 1-877-782-6440 (TTY: 1-800-735-2989).

You can call Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Central Time. The helpline staff will tell you what you need to do to enroll in or change your plan.

State Fair Hearing

Call MCNA toll-free at 1-855-691-6262 to ask for a State Fair Hearing. We can help you make your request. We can also provide you with answers to questions and check the status of a State Fair Hearing.

More Information

Do you want to learn more about Texas Medicaid and CHIP? Visit these websites for information that you can use: