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Our Mission

The mission of UTMB HealthCare Systems (UTMB HCS) is to improve the health of Texas communities by creating a network of health care professionals engaging in state-of-the-art patient care, scholarly medical education, and innovative research.

Managed Care Programs

Managed Care services are provided through UTMB Health Plans, a licensed HMO available in Galveston County, Texas.

NOTICE: On January 1, 2010, UTMB HealthCare Systems ChoiceONE Select discontinued selling new policies. If you were a member with ChoiceONE Select prior to this time, your enrollment with our plan will continue until you are no longer eligible to participate or ChoiceONE Select is notified by you to cancel your policy.

Customer service representatives are available at Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm CST. Phones are closed from noon to 1pm for lunch.

(409) 766-4064 or toll-free (855) 256-7876.

UTMB HealthCare Systems is a nonprofit health care organization licensed as a Health Maintenance Organization in Texas. At the heart of UTMB HealthCare Systems is The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) and its hospitals, doctors and other dedicated health care professionals. Since 1890, UTMB's mission has been to provide high quality patient care, scholarly teaching, and innovative scientific investigation.

Plan Documents and Benefit Outlines

Provider Directory

Following is a list of current providers in the UTMB HealthCare Systems ChoiceONE Select Network. Please note that this list may change from month-to-month. You can call the health plan at (409) 766-4064 or toll free at (855) 256-7876 to inquire about physicians/facilities in the plan network:

UTMB HealthCare Systems ChoiceONE Select Network Providers List (PDF)

2021 Notice to Providers


From February 1 through February 20, 2021, UTMB Health Plans, Inc. will accept written applications from providers in the service area to participate in providing health care or medical care services under the terms and conditions established by UTMB Health Plans, Inc. for designation of participating providers and provision of such services which consist of basic health care services. To request an application or for further information, please write to:

UTMB Health Plans, Inc.
Attn: Provider Relations
PO Box 16809
Galveston, TX 77552-6809

Published: Galveston County Daily News, January 6-10, 2021

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