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    SNAP food benefits are put on to the Lone Star Card and can be used just like a debit card at any store that accepts SNAP.

    Topics: Benefits, Financial, Food, Health

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    TANF provides cash payments to help families pay for food, clothing, housing and other essentials.

    Topics: Benefits, Financial, Health

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    SNAP recipients in Texas can buy food online. This will make it easier to get food by having the option to pick it up or get it delivered.

    Topics: Benefits, Financial, Food, Health

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    P-EBT Summary: Summer P-EBT (June–August 2022) is for families with children (K–12) who are certified for free or reduced-price meals through the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and for families with children born on or after Aug. 1, 2015, who receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food benefits.

    Topics: Benefits, Children, COVID-19, Financial, Food, Health

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    CHIP covers children in families that earn too much money to qualify for Medicaid but cannot afford to buy private insurance.

    Topics: Benefits, Children, Financial, Health

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    Most Medicaid services and all Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) services are delivered through health plans. If you have Medicaid or CHIP, your health plan makes sure you get the health care services you need.

    Topics: Benefits, Children, Financial, Health

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    This page provides information about COVID-19 to Texans receiving HHS services.

    Topics: Aging, Benefits, Children, COVID-19, Financial, Food, Health, Mental Health, Reporting, Women, Complaints

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    Pregnant women without health insurance might be able to get free health coverage during their pregnancy through Medicaid for Pregnant Women or the CHIP Perinatal program. Medicaid provides health coverage to low-income pregnant women during pregnancy and up to two months after the birth of the baby.

    Topics: Benefits, Children, Financial, Health, Women

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    Texas Medicaid and CHIP programs provide health care services for low-income pregnant women and women with breast or cervical cancer. There are also programs for family planning services and breast or cervical cancer screening for those without health insurance.

    Topics: Benefits, Financial, Health, Women

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    Children's Medicaid is a health care program for children in low-income families. CHIP is a health care program for children whose families earn too much to get Medicaid but cannot afford health insurance.

    Topics: Benefits, Children, Disability, Financial, Health

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    The Texas Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) system uses the Lone Star Card to provide access to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food benefits and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) cash benefits.

    Topics: Benefits, Financial, Food, Health

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    Whether it's SNAP food benefits on the Lone Star Card, TANF cash assistance or the Summer Lunch Program for kids, HHS is there for people who need help buying food.

    Topics: Benefits, Financial, Food, Health

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    Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) cover half of all children in the state and help provide care for two-thirds of people in nursing homes.

    Topics: Aging, Benefits, Children, Disability, Financial, Health

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    Learn more about the variety of Medicaid, CHIP and other healthcare benefits HHS offers.

    Topics: Benefits, Health, Disability, Aging, Children, Financial, Food

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    The Lone Star FAQs webpage includes frequently asked questions about the Lone Star Card.

    Topics: Benefits, Financial, Food, Health