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  • News
    August 11, 2022
    Texas WIC encourages WIC offices, lactation centers, health care providers, employers and communities to promote the benefits of breastfeeding and show support for nursing mothers. 

    Topics: Health, WIC Providers, Women

  • Pages
    Are you pregnant and considering adoption? Have you already delivered and are unable to care for your newborn? Adoption agencies, also known as child placing agencies, help match birth mothers with adoptive families.

    Topics: Health, Women, Children

  • News
    May 9, 2022
    HHS encourages Texans to show their support for women and raise awareness during National Women’s Health Week.

    Topics: Women, Health

  • Press Release/Media Advisory
    May 6, 2022
    Texas is raising awareness of National Women's Health Week beginning May 8 by encouraging women across the state to take care of their physical and mental health, and schedule important screenings for breast cancer and cervical cancer.

    Topics: Health, Women

  • News
    March 14, 2022
    In Texas, breast cancer is the most common type of cancer diagnosed among women across all race and ethnicity groups.

    Topics: Women, Health

  • Pages
    The MOM Model is a new program that can help pregnant women who have Medicaid get treatment for opioid use disorder (OUD) during and after their pregnancy.

    Topics: Health, Women, Substance Use

  • 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
    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
    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

  • Pages
    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

  • Pages
    The program is available to low-income women, children and adolescents who aren’t eligible for Medicaid, CHIP, CHIP Perinatal or another source that covers the same service.

    Topics: Women, Health, Children

  • Pages
    Primary Health Care Services Program works with clinic sites across Texas to ensure eligible Texas residents can get comprehensive primary health care services, to prevent, detect and treat health problems.

    Topics: Aging, Children, Health, Women

  • Pages
    Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program can provide health care for low-income children and families and long-term services and supports for people with disabilities and seniors.

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

  • Pages
    CHIP perinatal coverage provides care to unborn children of pregnant women who are not eligible for Medicaid and who have household income up to 202 percent of the federal poverty income level. 

    Topics: Benefits, Children, Health, Women