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    Medicaid for Breast & Cervical Cancer Program Managed Care Expansion

    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

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    Domestic Violence Resources Available During the Holidays

    As the holidays draw near and people spend more time at home, HHS and the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services want to remind Texans about resources for domestic violence victims and family and friends who want to help.

    Topics: Women

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    Texas WIC Celebrates National Breastfeeding Month

    Texas WIC is encouraging WIC offices, lactation centers, health care providers, employers and communities to team up in promoting the benefits of breastfeeding. 

    Topics: Benefits, Community Engagement, WIC Providers, Women

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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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    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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    Choosing a Health Plan

    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

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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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    A Woman's Right to Know

    You are pregnant and want to know everything you can about the options you have. You have a right to know the truth.

    Topics: Health, Women

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    Texas Health Steps

    Texas Health Steps is healthcare for children birth through age 20 who have Medicaid. Texas Health Steps gives your child free medical checkups starting at birth, and free dental checkups starting at 6 months of age.

    Topics: Benefits, Children, Health, Women

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    Rio Grande State Center

    Topics: Aging, Women, Health, Mental Health, Substance Use, Safety

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    Title V Maternal & Child Health Fee-for-Service Program

    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: Children, Health, Women

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    Primary Health Care Services Program

    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

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    Medicaid & CHIP Programs & Services

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

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    CHIP Perinatal FAQs

    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