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Zika Medicaid Benefit
Texas covers certain mosquito repellent products for the prevention of Zika virus as a year-round benefit in Medicaid ... and older in the following programs: Medicaid Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) CHIP-Perinatal Healthy Texas ... Women Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) Services Program Family Planning Program Title V Prenatal ...

Prevention
... how to avoid a possible chronic condition is essential. Prevention is an effective path to improving Texans' lives. ... to have meaningful conversations about substance use. Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Program at the Texas Department of State Health Services creates, promotes and guides public health programs ...

Texas Medicaid Mosquito Repellent Benefit Aims To Protect Texans
Starting May 1, the Texas Health and Human Services Commission is offering the ... clients to ensure additional Texans are protected from the Zika virus that can be devastating to unborn babies. ...

Texas Becomes First State to Issue Standing Order for Mosquito Repellent to Fight Zika
... to their pharmacist to pick up mosquito repellent, Health and Human Services Executive Commissioner Charles Smith announced ... to implement such an order to slow the spread of the Zika virus. Eligible patients no longer need to call or visit ...