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Texans experiencing anxiety, stress or emotional challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic now have a new statewide support line available 24/7.
Texas HHS announced SNAP and Medicaid benefit renewals currently due will automatically be renewed so existing clients can maintain continuity of coverage during the COVID-19 public health crisis.
The Texas Health and Human Services Commission is taking additional steps to protect residents and staff of the Denton State Supported Living Center and the surrounding community, and to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Texans who need to submit benefit applications and other paperwork are encouraged to submit online at YourTexasBenefits.com.
Governor Greg Abbott announced that the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services has approved the Section 1135 Medicaid Waiver submitted by the HHSC. This approval grants Texas flexibility in administering Medicaid while the state continues to respond to COVID-19.
Governor Greg Abbott announced that the HHSC has submitted a Section 1135 Medicaid Waiver to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid. If approved, this would grant Texas flexibility in administering Medicaid while the state continues to respond to COVID-19.
Gov. Greg Abbott announced a temporary waiver for hospitals to increase unused bed capacity without submitting an application or associated fees. This precautionary measure will help ensure Texas hospitals across the state have adequate care capacity for patients.
The Texas Health and Human Services Commission is hosting its first meeting of the new Long-term Care Facilities Council.