End of the Public Health Emergency for US Family Health Plan Members

As a member of US Family Healthy Plan, we would like to notify you of the changes coming for the end of the Public Health Emergency (PHE) for CHRISTUS Health US Family Health Plan (USFHP) beneficiaries.  
USFHP enacted temporary measures to protect our members and support our providers during COVID-19 pandemic. On January 30, 2023, the White House announced that it will end the COVID-19 public health emergency.  

Below are updates and how the ending of the COVID-19 public health emergency will impact our USFHP Beneficiaries.  

If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to our Member Service Department, toll free:

800.67.USFHP, 800.678.7347, TTY 711
Mon-Fri 8a-5p
(local time)


  • Is the public health emergency (PHE) for COVID-19 ending?

  • What does the end of the PHE mean?

  • Will I have to pay for COVID-19 vaccines and boosters now?

  • Can I still get free at-home COVID-19 tests?

  • Am I able to get medically necessary COVID-19 diagnostic testing at no cost to me?

  • How is CHRISTUS Health-USFHP handling all the benefits which must be undone?

  • Will telehealth visits continued to be covered?