Welcome to El Paso First!

We are your local, non-profit health plan serving El Paso and Hudspeth counties. Our team of bilingual professionals is dedicated to helping our members and providers. Take the time to browse our website and access the information you need. Thank you for your visit.

Health CARE Options

Health CARE Options is a benefit program for low-income adults.

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Preferred Administrators

Preferred Administrators is the health insurance coverage for all Associates of the El Paso County Hospital District and employees at El Paso Children’s Hospital.

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Provider Enrollment

Due to a new federal mandate, all Texas Medicaid providers enrolled before January 1, 2013, must re-enroll by September 25, 2016.

Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation

Did you know that HHSC requires Network Providers to forward any report findings they receive to the appropriate managed care organization.