Kidney Health Care

Kidney Health Care is a statewide program that helps Texans with end-stage renal disease pay for their treatment, including:

  • Dialysis treatments
  • Access surgery
  • Drugs
  • Travel to transplant or dialysis services
  • Medicare premiums

KHC News

Effective Jan. 1, 2023, the Comprehensive Immunosuppressive Drug Coverage for Kidney Transplant Patients Act will provide lifetime Medicare coverage of immunosuppressant drugs (ISDs) for kidney transplant recipients who are eligible for Medicare. For more information on this Medicare benefit, read our Expanded Medicare Coverage of ISDs for Kidney Transplant Patients (PDF) notice.

How to Become a Provider

Providers can enroll with KHC through the Provider Enrollment and Management System (PEMS). Visit the Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) Provider Enrollment website for more information on the enrollment process. Please note that the Texas Identification Number (TIN) Application - Form 4109 will need to be submitted as an attachment in PEMS to fully enroll.

If you have questions about PEMS, call the TMHP Contact Center at 800-925-9126.

To Learn More

Email us at

Provider Manual and Rules

KHC Provider Manual
KHC Provider Manual (PDF)

KHC Prescription Drug Plan & Medicare Part D Provider Manual
KHC Prescription Drug Plan & Medicare Part D Provider Manual (PDF)

Kidney Health Care Rules and Legislation
Health and Safety Code, Chapter 42 (PDF)
Program Rules: Chapter 61

Access Surgery and Dialysis Rate Information

For More Information

Sign up for email updates.

8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central Time
Monday through Friday

Austin Area Phone

General Fax Number

Mailing Address
Kidney Health Care
Mail Code 1938
P.O. Box 149030
Austin, TX 78714-9947