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  • CHIP: Children's Medicaid

    eZ-Application is a quick and easy way for you to get health insurance for any child in your family who doesn't have health insurance. Content Detail

    By:
    TexCare Partnership
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Area Agencies on Aging: A Place to Get Help

    The Texas Department on Aging has many ways of helping older adults, their families, and caregivers. With a single toll-free phone call (1-800- 252-9240) you can connect with the nearest of their 28 affiliated Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) statewide. Knowledgeable AAA employees will then help you obtain the assistance you need from our Aging Network or from other public and private organizations. Click the link below for more information. Read More

    By:
    Texas Department on Aging
  • Information for Families on Applying for Health Insurance

    All Texas families with uninsured children are eligible for assistance in getting health insurance through either CHIP or Children's Medicaid programs. The program your children qualify for will be based on your family's size and your ability to pay. Content Detail

    By:
    TexCare Partnership
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Nursing Homes - A Guide

    Information on how to select a nursing home, information on alternatives to nursing homes, a guide on your rights as a resident of a Nursing Home, and information on Nursing Home Obmbudsmen. Read More

    By:
    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; Texas Attorney General; Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services
  • Free Health Insurance for Former Foster Youth Ages 18-25

    As of January 22, 2014, insurance for former foster youth has changed. Many more young adults who aged out of foster care are now covered by the new insurance program. Click the link for more information on free health insurance for former foster youth, ages 18-25. Read More

    By:
    Texas RioGrande Legal Aid (TRLA)
  • Medicaid Explained

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    By:
    Partnership for Legal Access
  • Medical Transportation Program

    Provides transportation to eligible Medicaid recipients for covered health care services when no other transportation is available. Content Detail

    By:
    Texas Health and Human Services Commission
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Seniors and The Law

    Click the link for a great guide to a variety of different issues such as medicare, medicaid, handling elder abuse, and more. Read More

    By:
    Texas Young Lawyers Association
  • Services for Disabled Adults/Children and for Senior Citizens

    Read about services available to people with disabilities and to senior citizens. Includes contact information. Content Detail

    By:
    Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services
  • Shopping for Long-Term Care Insurance

    If you have shopped for long-term care insurance for yourself or for someone else, you´ve probably encountered complicated options, unfamiliar terms, and difficult calculations. Since long-term care insurance isn´t standardized in Texas, every policy is different. In general, there are some questions you should ask about each policy you´re considering. Content Detail

    By:
    Texas Department of Insurance
  • Affordable Care Act for Individuals - Fact Sheet

    Click this link for information on the Affordable Care Act, also commonly known as "Obamacare." Read More

    By:
    Texas RioGrande Legal Aid
  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS.gov)

    7500 Security Boulevard Baltimore, MD 21244
    This group does not provide legal representation in court.
  • Texas Medicaid Program Contact Information

    Important phone numbers for the Texas Medicaid program. Content Detail

    By:
    Texas Health and Human Services Commission
  • The Cost of Long-Term Care

    Long-term care can be expensive. The cost depends on the amount and type of care you need and where you receive it. Most long-term care costs are paid by Medicaid, a federal-state assistance program for people who qualify. People with low incomes may already qualify for Medicaid, and those with moderate incomes may be able to "spend down" their assets to qualify. Content Detail