Texas

Medicaid

Legal Resources

  • 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
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    Spanish / Español
  • 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

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    TexCare Partnership
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    Spanish / Español
  • Services Available Through Area Agencies on Aging

    The Texas Department on Aging (TDoA) 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 our 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. Content Detail

    By:
    Texas Department on Aging
  • 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
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    Spanish / Español
  • Medicare, Medicaid, and SSI: A General Guide

    Provides an overview of these federal benefit programs. Content Detail

    By:
    Texas Young Lawyers Association
  • Prescription Drug Coverage

    Medicaid drug coverage for low income Texans having problems with Medicare Instructions for pharmacies relating to Medicaid billing for dual eligibles CMS announces Medicare Rx prescription drug plans Content Detail

    By:
    Texas Medicare Rx
  • 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
  • Texas Medicaid Managed Care

    Answers to frequently asked questions about the Texas Medicaid managed care program (STAR). Content Detail

    By:
    Texas Health and Human Services Commission
  • 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

  • Your Texas Benefits

    This website offers you easy and secure online access to Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) benefits including Medicaid, Food Stamps, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Children's Health Insurance, and nursing home care and other services for people who are elderly or have disabilities. Content Detail

    By:
    Texas Health and Human Services Commission
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    Spanish / Español