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Learn about what will happen to some government programs and benefits when the Public Health Emergency (PHE) ends on May 11, 2023. Continue reading “The End of the Public Health Emergency: What You Need to Know”
Continuous Medicaid eligibility for some adults and children ended on March 31, 2023. Get ready now to renew your Medicaid or CHIP coverage. Continue reading “Get Ready to Renew Your Medicaid or CHIP Coverage”
This easy-to-use chart shows what services are provided by the various Texas Medicaid waiver programs, which includes STAR+PLUS, CLASS, HCS, DBMD, TxHML, MDCP, and YES. Continue reading “Texas Medicaid Waiver Comparison Chart”
Learn how to get and keep Medicaid services. These videos help you understand Medicaid and Medicaid waivers, and how to get help. Continue reading “Understanding Medicaid Video Series”
Various plain language resources are available to help you learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine. Continue reading “COVID-19 Vaccine Resources in Plain Language”
Resources to help people with disabilities in Texas learn more about the vaccine and how to get it. Continue reading “COVID-19 Vaccine Resources for People with Disabilities in Texas”
This handout answers 25 questions related to issues surrounding COVID-19 vaccines and employment for people with disabilities. Continue reading “COVID-19 Vaccines and Employment”
Disability Rights Texas provides answers to frequently asked questions for people with disabiliites in Texas about the covid-19 vaccine: who can get it, where to get it, and more. Continue reading “COVID-19 Vaccine Resources”
Persons covered by Texas Medicaid have a right to receive certain medically necessary healthcare services. If you are having problems with Texas Medicaid or your Medicaid Services, we can help. Continue reading “Having Problems with Texas Medicaid or Your Medicaid Services?”
Use this guide to prepare for a Medically Dependent Children Program (MDCP) Medicaid Fair Hearing. The guide includes how to develop your argument, what to put in a fair hearing packet, and how to make your child’s case during the hearing. Continue reading “MDCP Medicaid Fair Hearing Guide”
If you’re a parent or an advocate of a child who is enrolled in the Medically Dependent Children Program (MDCP), you can use this checklist to prepare for a Medicaid Fair Hearing. Continue reading “MDCP Medicaid Fair Hearing Checklist”
Frequently asked questions on what you can do when you receive a denial of services or reduction in services on Children’s Medicaid. Continue reading “Dealing with Denials or Reductions of Children’s Medicaid Services”
HEB announced that it provides ScripTalk talking prescription labels for prescription medications through nine of its Austin and San Antonio area retail pharmacies. The ScripTalk labels provide a safe, confidential, and convenient way to access information on prescription labels for individuals who cannot read standard print. Continue reading “HEB Providing “Talking” Prescriptions: Collaboration between HEB, ACB Texas, and DRTx”
This fact sheet answers common questions about flu and COVID-19 vaccines. Continue reading “Flu & COVID-19 Vaccine Facts”
This fact sheet answers common questions about vaccines. Continue reading “Vaccine Facts”
This presentation covers the basics of a Medicaid Fair Hearing, including rules, timelines, testimony, and more. Continue reading “What to Expect in a Medicaid Fair Hearing – Parent Training”
If you are facing barriers to getting your updated vaccines for COVID-19, flu and other viruses, we can help. Watch the video “ASL: We Can Help You Get Your Vaccines”
Have your Medicaid services or programs been cut or new requests denied? If so, you need to know about Medicaid Fair Hearings, a process that lets you fight against cuts or denials of the services that you need. Watch the video “Medicaid Fair Hearing Explainer Video”
This video covers what you need to know about the rights of people with disabilities when accessing healthcare. Watch the video “Your Rights When Receiving Health Care (ASL version)”
This video covers what you need to know about the rights of people with disabilities when accessing healthcare. Watch the video “Your Rights When Receiving Healthcare”
In this video, you’ll learn what to expect – and what your rights are – when you’re in a Medicaid Fair Hearing. Watch the video “Medicaid Fair Hearings Overview”
In this recorded webinar, you’ll learn how to prepare for a Medicaid Fair Hearing. Watch the video “Webinar: Preparing for a Medicaid Fair Hearing”