A-1310 Overview

Revision 21-0; Effective January 15, 2021

HHSC administers the Medicare Improvement and Patient Protection Act (MIPPA) program and the State Health Insurance Program (SHIP) program funded by ACL. People refer to SHIP as the Health Information, Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP) in Texas. HHSC also administers the housing bond program funded by fees collected from housing finance corporations.