GUIDING YOU THRU THE PROCESS: Getting Enrolled with the State of Texas
To apply for Medicaid benefits in Texas, please visit https://yourtexasbenefits.com
On the website you will LEARN about the various services offered. Red River Health Care Systems provides Support Services. You will be able to APPLY for these services by utilizing the website or calling 2-1-1 and doing a verbal application.
If you have difficulty with either, please call us and we can assist you in this process. Call us at (903) 785-4070
TEXAS MEDICAID SERVICES PROVIDED:
CAS, Community Attendant Services, and PHC, Primary Home Care Services, are non-technical, medically related personal care services that are available to eligible adults whose health problems cause them to be functionally limited in performing activities of daily living according to a practitioner's statement of medical need. These services are offered through Texas Health and Human Services (HHS).
FC, Family Care, a non-technical attendant care service for eligible adults who are functionally limited in performing activities of living. These services are offered through Texas Health and Human Services (HHS).
Star+Plus, a Texas Medicaid managed care program for people who have disabilities or are age 65 or older. A Star+Plus Service Coordinator develops a plan based upon the specific person's needs. These services are offered through Managed Care Organizations such as Cigna HealthSpring, United Health Care, Molina and Superior.
Personal Assistance Services (PAS) include, but are limited to, the following :
Assisting with basic self-care tasks known as activities of daily living (ADLs). These include, but are not limited to, self-feeding, dressing, bathing, personal hygiene and grooming, transferring, and going to the toilet.
Assisting with instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs). These are activities that allow an individual to live independently in the community. These include, but are not limited to, cleaning and maintaining the house, preparing meals, shopping for groceries, and reminding individual to take prescribed medications.
Shopping, intended for the purchase of groceries, medications, or other items that support the health, safety, and well-being of a member.
Escort, provided for safety needs, to enter or exit a building, or to remain safe during wait time while attending medical appointments, or arranging for transportation. Does not include direct transportation of the member or any exchange of health information by the attendant.
Protective Supervision, supervision only of a member with cognitive impairment, memory impairment or physical weakness when the member's support system is unavailable.
Exercise, walking with the member.
Ambulation/Transfer, non-skilled assistance with walking or transfer utilizing safety precautions.