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SAN ANTONIO, TX (November 11, 2022) – Community First Health Plans, the only locally owned and managed, non-profit health plan in Bexar County, has announced its newest health insurance plan, University Community Care Plan (UCCP) offered through the Health Insurance Marketplace. 

Now, Bexar County residents, individuals or families, can visit to explore offered benefits. This new plan is designed to help all consumers prioritize their health while receiving exceptional service and support needed to live a healthier life. 

With the new plan offered by Community First, members have an opportunity to choose from a variety of options to ensure they receive the best care available. University Community Care Plan is an exclusive provider network (EPO) and includes benefits like:

  • A network of University Medicine Associates, primary care providers, UT Health specialty providers, and outpatient health care centers across Bexar County, including University Health Texas Diabetes Institute, in addition to our Level I Trauma Center at University Hospital.
  • $0 deductible
  • No referrals required to see network specialists
  • Telehealth services
  • In-home urgent care services
  • Prescription delivery

Additional benefits include, a 24/7 nurse, access to health & wellness programs, pregnancy support, mental health resources, virtual financial literacy classes and scholarship opportunities.

Enroll by December 15, 2022, for coverage that starts January 1, 2023. Open Enrollment runs through January 15, 2023. 

Learn more about University Community Care Plan by Community First and what options are available to you by visiting


Community First Health Plans was established in 1995, by the University Health System, specifically to begin providing health care coverage to the citizens of Bexar and the surrounding seven counties. As the only locally owned and managed, non-profit health plan in the area, our commitment to our members is to provide great health care benefits backed by outstanding service, delivered by people who live right here in South Texas. Our goal is to make San Antonio have more successful health outcomes by putting the community first. Learn more at Community First Health Plans

If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Uchennaya Ogba, (210) 978-4637 or email at

Beginning September 1, 2024 Community First Health Plans, Inc. will be adding STAR+PLUS to its line of health care products.

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