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Disability Rights Texas Handout

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State of Texas with words Texas MedicaidDisability Rights Texas can help!

  • Persons covered by Texas Medicaid have a right to receive certain medically necessary healthcare services.
  • If Texas Medicaid or the Medicaid Managed Care Health Plan reduces or denies medically necessary healthcare services, they must issue a notice and provide an opportunity to appeal.
  • If you need help with a Medicaid appeal or have questions about your rights, please contact the Healthcare/Community Integration Team at Disability Rights Texas, a non-profit legal organization offering free advocacy.

For help, call our statewide intake line at 1-800-252-9108, apply for help online anytime at intake.DRTx.org, or visit our healthcare page for resources about your rights.

If you are experiencing other issues specific to the coronavirus emergency, see our special COVID-19 resource page.


Created: May 19, 2020
Publication Code: HC18

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Statewide Intake: 1-800-252-9108
Sign Language Video Phone: 1-866-362-2851
Purple 2 Video Phone: 512-271-9391
Online Intake available 24/7: intake.DRTx.org

Disclaimer: Disability Rights Texas strives to update its materials on an annual basis, and this handout is based upon the law at the time it was written. The law changes frequently and is subject to various interpretations by different courts. Future changes in the law may make some information in this handout inaccurate.

The handout is not intended to and does not replace an attorney’s advice or assistance based on your particular situation.

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