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Indigent Health Care Program

Margie Rodriguez Clinic Manager/Indigent Health Care Coordinator
Phone:  512.393.5535
Fax:  512.393.5530
Email: margie.rodriguez@co.hays.tx.us

Sylvia Rodriguez Indigent Health Care Eligibility Screener
Phone:  512.393.5543
Fax:  512.393=.5530
Email: sylvia_rodriguez@co.hays.tx.us

Chapter 60 of the Health & Safety Code Act, passed by the First called Special Session of the 69th Texas Legislature in 1985, is intended to ensure that needy Texas residents, who do not qualify for other state or federal health care assistance programs, receive health care services through the County Indigent Health Care Program (CIHCP).

To be eligible for indigent health care services, clients must be residents of Hays County, be ineligible for Medicaid, and meet specific income and resource requirements based on AFDC (Aid to Families with Dependent Children) guidelines.

Basic Health Care Services include the following:
• Healthcare provider services
• Laboratory and x-rays
• Family planning services
• Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) services
• Three prescriptions per month
• Inpatient and Outpatient hospital services

For more information, please call our office at 512.393.5520 or visit the website of Texas Department of State Health Services.

For information on Indigent Burial/Cremation Assistance please call 512.393.5520.

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