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First Texas Hospital and 11 First Choice Emergency Rooms and Physicians Across Houston now In-Network with BlueCross BlueShield of Texas

Extending access to high-quality care in local communities across the greater-Houston area, BlueCross BlueShield of Texas members with BlueChoice PPO, Blue Essentials and Par Plans will now have in-network benefits with First Texas Hospital and 11 First Choice Emergency Room hospital outpatient departments and physicians.

First Texas Hospital is located in NW Houston at 249 and Louetta Road and is a full-service community hospital featuring 50 inpatient beds, 13 ER treatment rooms, 3 operating rooms and a full digital imaging suite.

First Choice Emergency Room facilities are equipped with a full radiology suite, including CT scanner, Digital X-ray, Ultrasound, as well as on-site laboratories certified by either the Clinical Laboratory Improvements Amendments (CLIA) or accredited by the Commission on Office Laboratories Accreditation (COLA). The facilities are staffed exclusively with licensed physicians and emergency-trained registered nurses.

First Texas Hospital and First Choice ER facilities across the Houston area are open and available to serve Houstonians 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

To learn more about First Choice Emergency Room, visit To learn more about First Texas Hospital, visit


Editor’s Note: Please see below a list of BlueCross BlueShield of Texas in-network First Choice Emergency Room hospital outpatient departments and First Texas Hospital.

  • Atascocita – 5324 Atascocita Rd., Ste. T, Humble, TX 77346 
  • Briar Forest – 1717 Eldridge Pkwy., Houston, TX 77077 
  • Deer Park – 3701 Center St., Deer Park, TX 77536 
  • Houston – Fallbrook – 13338 Tomball Pkwy., Houston, TX 77086 
  • Houston - Jones Rd. – 9530 Jones Rd., Houston, TX 77065 
  • Katy - Cinco Ranch – 9422 Spring Green Blvd., Katy, TX 77494 
  • Katy - Mason Rd. – 1510 S. Mason Rd., Katy, TX 77450 
  • Pearland – Silverlake – 2752 Sunrise Blvd., Pearland, TX 77584 
  • Sienna Plantation – 8927 Hwy 6, Missouri City, TX 77459  
  • Spring Rayford– 621 Rayford Rd., Spring, TX 77386 
  • Summerwood – 12665 W. Lake Houston Pkwy., Houston, TX 77044 
  • First Texas Hospital – 9922 Louetta Rd., Houston, TX 77070

    *FIRST CHOICE EMERGENCY ROOM is a department of First Texas Hospital. The FIRST CHOICE EMERGENCY ROOM in Alvin located at 2860 South Gordon Street, Pearland located at 2906 Broadway Street, and the three locations in San Antonio (Converse, De Zavala Rd., and Richland Hills)  are NOT affiliated with First Texas Hospital and are NOT enrolled with any federal or state health care programs (e.g., Medicare, Medicaid, TRICARE, etc.) and are out-of-network facilities.