The County Indigent Health Care Program was established by the Texas legislature in 1985. All Texas Counties are to set aside tax dollars to provide medical assistance for their indigent population. To qualify for the Indigent Health Care Program an applicant must provide documentation to verify residence of the County with intent to stay, income, resources and size of family. Medical coverage provided by this Program is Physician services, three prescriptions per month, lab work, x-rays, hospital out patient services and hospital in-patient services. Other medical services may be provided after physician referrals are provided.
For assistance with completing the application, please call 979-595-2800 ask to speak to CIHC staff.