Stephanie Stephens, HHS State Medicaid Director for Medicaid and CHIP Services, has been selected to participate in the MLI, a national initiative directed by the CHCS and funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Healthy Texas Kids provides videos in English and Spanish that aim to shift health-related attitudes and behaviors in children, communicating to them directly through relatable words, songs and dances.
During National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, HHSC Intellectual and Developmental Disability and Behavioral Health Services reminds everyone that they can play a role in suicide prevention.
Gov. Abbott, HHSC Announce Federal Approval For Automatic SNAP Benefit Replacements For Eight Disaster CountiesSeptember 15, 2020
Gov. Greg Abbott announced that HHSC has received federal approval to automatically provide replacement benefits for SNAP recipients for food lost or destroyed due to Hurricane Laura in eight impacted counties.
HHS in the News features news stories and articles about the positive impact Texas HHSC provides Texans through its programs and services.
Last year, the Texas Legislature designated September as Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month to shine a light on this hereditary blood disorder. As awareness grows, so does the capacity to help Texans who have the disease.
Gov. Greg Abbott today announced HHSC will provide approximately $188 million in emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food benefits for the month of September as Texas continues to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
HHSC reminds Medicaid and CHIP providers that the deadline to apply for the CARES Act Provider Relief Fund is Sept. 13, 2020.
Gov. Greg Abbott announced that HHSC has received federal approval to allow Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients to apply over the phone for replacement benefits for food lost or destroyed due to Hurricane Laura. Applications can be submitted by calling 2-1-1.
HHSC reminds Medicaid and CHIP providers that the deadline to apply for the CARES Act Provider Relief Fund is Aug. 28, 2020.
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