Medicaid Texas – How to get it

Medicaid Texas is a health program that helps to persons or families with low incomes, childrens, pregnant woman, and another cases to pay medical bills.

This program is depends about your family annual incomes.

Next, I am going to explain more about this healthy program in United States, specifically in Texas.

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medicaid Texas

How does Medicaid Texas work?

Texas Medicaid eligibility 

Do you know about your Texas Medicaid eligibility? Are you elegibility for this benefit?

If you want to get Medicaid in Texas you have to any of this:

  • Be older than 65 years old.
  • Be less than 19 years old.
  • Be pregnant
  • Any disability
  • Be a parent o adult person that care a child.

Medicaid in Texas

Texas Medicaid income limits

The income for get Medicaid in texas has to be less than the Federal Poverty Level for the currently year. For more information you can chek here

What does Medicaid cover?

Medicaid cover almost all the medical services.

Some of theme are:

  • Visit to the doctor and the clinic.
  • Visit to the hospital.
  • Emergencies.
  • Medicine.
  • Glasses.
  • Laboratory tests and x-rays.
  • Pregnancy and childbirth.
  • Dentist.
  • Care of pacients who needs it at home.
  • Drug and alcohol related treatments

In Medicaid Texas you can call for more information at 1-800-252-8263 or Texas Medicaid number customer service 1-800-335-8957

Medicaid application Texas

Do you know how to apply for Medicaid in Texas?

You can apply for Medicaid in Texas in Health and Human Services Offices near to your home.

Also your Medicaid appliation Texas can be doing in the web site Your Texas Benefits here and check how is your case any time.

Pregnancy Medicaid Texas

Pregnancy in Medicaid Texas is cover for everything.

From pregnant to birth… Everything! and then your baby gonna have childre’s Medicaid Texas.

Medicaid Texas benefits card or Medicaid Your Texas Benefits

This is a card with your ID in Medicaid, and another information necessary for your benefits.

The Medicaid card must to be with you like a credit card, especially if you go to the doctor, pick up a medicine or go to the hospital

If you lose your card you have to call at 1-855-827-3748 for request a new one.

How can I get my medicines with Medicaid Texas?

Medicaid pays almost all the medicines. For this you must request the prescription from your doctor and go to the pharmacy that accepts Medicaid for pick up.

Some medicines are limited to three for month. If your medicine is for not smooking is not going to have limit.

Medicaid also give you medical equipment 

This health program provides free diabetes supplies, such as monitors, syringes, lancets, tests, and others one.

It also supplies inhalers for asthma and other respiratory diseases, hypertonic saline solutions inhalable for the treatment of cystic fibrosis, vitamins and minerals for people under 20 years.

If you need go to the doctor, dentist or pharmacy

Any person that receiving this benefits, may request transportation to your appointment, dentist, lab test or the pharmacy.

Transportation can be tickets for the bus, taxi or gas reimbursement for you car.

If you are in Texas Medicaid and you need transportation you must to call at least two days before. If your doctor is in another county you must to call at least five days before your appointment.

Texas Medicaid phone number for transportation are:

1-855-687-3255 if you live in Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Erath, Hood, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Navarro, Palo Pinto, Parker, Rockwall, Somervell o Tarrant

1-855-687-4786 if you live in Austin Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend Galveston, Hardin, Harris, Jasper, Jefferson, Liberty, Matagorda, Mongomery, Newton, Orange, Polk, San Jacinto, Tyler, Walker, Waller o Wharton.

1-877-633-8747 in any other county

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