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  • Information and Services for Caregivers

    Content Detail

    By:
    Department of Aging and Disability Services
  • Legal Guide for Cancer Patients

    This Guide helps cancer patients and their families understand the laws that affect their daily lives and helps familiarize them with the legal issues that may surface during a battle with cancer. Available in English and Spanish. Read More

    By:
    Texas Young Lawyers Association
  • 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
  • Out-of-Hospital Do Not Resuscitate Information and Form - HLT

    "The Out-of-Hospital Do-Not-Resuscitate program allows people to decide that they do not want to be resuscitated. The program allows people to declare that certain resuscitative measures will not be used on them. Those resuscitative measures specifically listed in the OOH DNR legislation are cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), advanced airway management, defibrillation, artificial ventilations and transcutaneous cardiac pacing." Content Detail

    By:
    Texas Department of State Health Services
  • Rights of Texas Residents during Behavioral Interventions In Mental Health Programs

    Click here for information on the rights of Texas Residents during behaviorial interventions in Mental Health Programs. Read More

    By:
    Disability Rights Texas
  • 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
  • Health Insurance Privacy Policy

    The Office for Civil Rights enforces the HIPAA Privacy Rule, which protects the privacy of individually identifiable health information; the HIPAA Security Rule, which sets national standards for the security of electronic protected health information; the HIPAA Breach Notification Rule, which requires covered entities and business associates to provide notification following a breach of unsecured protected health information; and the confidentiality provisions of the Patient Safety Rule, which protect identifiable information being used to analyze patient safety events and improve patient safety. Please see the following links for more information from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Read More

    By:
    U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
  • Pregnancy, Parenting, and Depression Resource List

    Both pregnancy and parenting can be surprisingly difficult. This is true for both first time and experienced parents because each pregnancy and child may be different. This resource list, by the Texas Department of State Health Services, gives the names and addresses of professional organizations that help people address their pregnancy, parenting, and depression needs. Read More

    By:
    Texas Department of State Health Services.
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español