Services

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    SNAP Food Benefits

    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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    Lone Star Card Contacts

    Contact HHSC by phone, mail or fax about Your Texas Benefits and Lone Star Card accounts.

    Topics: Benefits, Financial, Food, Health

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    TANF Cash Help

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

    Topics: Benefits, Financial, Health

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    SNAP Online Purchasing Pilot

    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

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    Pandemic-EBT (P-EBT) Due to COVID-19

    Texas Health and Human Services is partnering with the Texas Department of Agriculture and the Texas Education Agency to provide summer 2021 Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) benefits to eligible children.

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

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    CHIP

    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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    Medicaid & CHIP Services Information for People Receiving Services

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

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    Medicaid & CHIP Members

    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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    Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for People Receiving Services

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

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

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    Medicaid for Pregnant Women & CHIP Perinatal

    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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    Programs for Women

    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 & CHIP

    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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    Receiving Disaster Assistance

    During a disaster this page provides information on office openings, benefits and information about other groups offering aid.

    Topics: Financial, Food, Health, Safety

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    Past Disaster Assistance Information

    Topics: Benefits, Financial, Food, Health, Mental Health, Safety

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    Medicare

    Topics: Aging, Benefits, Financial, Health