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  • Press Release/Media Advisory
    August 10, 2022
    The USDA has awarded Texas HHSC a federal grant of more than $400,000 to further the agency’s fraud prevention efforts for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

    Topics: Health, Benefits

  • Provider News
    July 14, 2022
    The Texas Health and Human Services Commission has opened the draft of HB 4 Telecommunications policies for public comment.

    Topics: Benefits, Health

  • News
    June 1, 2022
    Gov. Greg Abbott announced that HHSC is providing more than $317.9 million in emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program food benefits for the month of June.

    Topics: Benefits, Health

  • Pages
    Starting Sept. 1, 2017, women in the Medicaid for Breast and Cervical Cancer (MBCC) program will receive all their Medicaid services, including cancer treatment, through the STAR+PLUS health plan they pick.

    Topics: Benefits, Health, Women

  • Pages
    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

  • Pages
    Contact information for health plans.

    Topics: Benefits, Health, Contact

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

    Topics: Benefits, Financial, Health

  • Pages
    The SNAP Online Purchasing Pilot allows SNAP recipients in Texas to buy food online from ALDI, Amazon, H-E-B and Walmart. This will make it easier to get food by having the option to pick it up or get it delivered.

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

  • Pages
    HHS is partnering with the Texas Department of Agriculture and the Texas Education Agency to provide school year 2021–2022 Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) benefits to eligible children.

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

  • Pages
    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

  • Pages
    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

  • Pages
    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

  • Pages
    After you're approved for Medicaid or CHIP, you must pick a health plan. You will have at least two plans to choose from. Your health plan choices depend on where you live (PDF) and the program you're enrolled in.

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

  • Pages
    Medicaid and CHIP services has programs for seniors seeking assistance with long-term care services, health insurance or health insurance assistance.

    Topics: Aging, Benefits, Health

  • Pages
    If you're looking for long-term care services and want to know what your options are, call 2-1-1, our hotline service for helping you find the services you need. If you have an intellectual or developmental disability or multiple disabilities, a local intellectual and developmental disability authority can help you find the services you need.

    Topics: Aging, Benefits, Children, Disability, Health