Last Updated: Friday, April 24, 2020


Health & Human Services (HHS)
4900 N Lamar BLVD
PO Box 13247 (use zip code 78711)
Austin, TX 78751

TEL: 800-252-8263

Alternate Phone: 512-424-6500
Program Website

Benefits Summary

Health care coverage for eligible low-income children, families, pregnant women, elderly, blind, disabled etc. This is the home page for your state’s MEDICAID program, a joint federal/state program that provides health care coverage for those with limited income and resources who meet other eligibility requirements.


Comprehensive medical care, including, but not limited to, physician visits, hospitalization, dental, emergency ambulance, lab & x-ray services etc.

Eligibility Guidelines

A U.S. citizen or qualified alien who resides in this state and has low income, limited resources, and is included in one of the following categories: age 65 or over; families with dependent children 18 years or younger; pregnant women; disabled adults; or blind.

How to apply

File online using, download and file a paper application; call program for details.