NU Online News Service, March 12, 2003, 4:27 p.m. EST – UNICARE Life & Health Insurance Company, a unit of WellPoint Health Networks Inc., Thousand Oaks, Calif., is now selling a new individual and family short-term health plan for Texas residents.

The plan provides coverage for emergency care, hospitalization, prescription drugs and some preventive care for terms ranging from 30 days to 180 days.

Plan deductibles range from $250 to $2,000.

Customers can choose to begin and end coverage on any day of the month.