The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, CMS, is part of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). CMS serves the public as a trusted partner and steward, dedicated to advancing health equity, expanding coverage, and improving health outcomes.
Medicaid provides health coverage to millions of Americans, including eligible low-income adults, children, pregnant women, elderly adults and people with disabilities. Medicaid is administered by states, according to federal requirements. The program is funded jointly by states and the federal government.
If you are looking for long-term care services, and want to know your options Call 2-1-1, the hotline service for people looking to get help and find the services they need.
Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs) can help you find and apply for long-term care programs for seniors and people with disabilities.
Texas Health Information, Counseling and Advocacy Program can help you find information and enroll in Medicare, Medicaid, and long-term care.
Area Agencies on Aging (AAA) can help you find services for people age 60 and older and their family members and caregivers.
Also see the Texas Area Agencies on Aging Directory
If you are....65 or older, don't have health insurance and need help in the home:
Medicaid for the Elderly and People with Disabilities (MEPD) provides health coverage to adults who are aging or who have disabilities, including long-term care services.
If you...get Medicare, but are not able to pay premiums, co-pays, and deductibles.
Medicare Savings Program can help pay for all or some of your Medicare premiums, co-pays and deductibles.
Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) provides health coverage for eligible low-income adults, children, pregnant women, elderly adults and people with disabilities. Medicaid is administered by states, according to federal requirements, funded jointly by states and the federal government.