- For information about services for children with delays or disabilities who are 0-3 years old, please see our Early Childhood Intervention Resource Page.
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To achieve these goals, Disability Rights Texas’s efforts include individual casework, training programs and advocacy for public policies that support access to quality health care and services for individuals with disabilities.
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Medicaid Fair Hearing Guide
Links to Information for Keeping Updated on Texas Medicaid Changes Due to COVID
As COVID-19 continues to impact services in Texas, the resources featured in this handout can help you stay up-to-date with the Texas Medicaid waiver programs. Continue reading Links to Information for Keeping Updated on Texas Medicaid Changes Due to COVID
Having Problems with Texas Medicaid or Your Medicaid Services?
Disability Rights Texas can help! Persons covered by Texas Medicaid have a right to receive certain medically necessary healthcare services. If Texas Medicaid or the Medicaid Managed Care Health Plan reduces or denies medically necessary healthcare services, they must issue a notice and provide an opportunity to appeal. If you need help with a Medicaid… Continue reading Having Problems with Texas Medicaid or Your Medicaid Services?
HEB Providing “Talking” Prescriptions: Collaboration between HEB, ACB Texas, and DRTx
HEB announced that it provides ScripTalk talking prescription labels for prescription medications through nine of its Austin and San Antonio area retail pharmacies. The ScripTalk labels provide a safe, confidential, and convenient way to access information on prescription labels for individuals who cannot read standard print. Continue reading HEB Providing “Talking” Prescriptions: Collaboration between HEB, ACB Texas, and DRTx
COVID-19 Disability Hospital Form
If you need to go to the hospital for COVID-19 related symptoms, this form can help physicians provide you with proper medical treatment. The form can be completed online and printed out, or you can print it out and write in your answers. Continue reading COVID-19 Disability Hospital Form
Texas Medicaid Changes Because of COVID 19
Since mid-March, numerous changes to the Texas Medicaid program have been implemented in response to the COVID-19 emergency. Many of these changes are temporary and may evolve as this public health crisis continues. The information below is accurate as of the time it was written, but may change on short notice. Contact Disability Rights Texas… Continue reading Texas Medicaid Changes Because of COVID 19
Nursing Homes and COVID 19
This Q&A guide discusses the many changes that impact nursing facility residents and their care and treatment during the COVID-19 outbreak. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the State of Texas has temporarily modified some of the rights of nursing facility (NF) residents. Please be aware that these changes are being updated daily as the COVID-19… Continue reading Nursing Homes and COVID 19
Texas Medicaid Waiver Comparison Chart
Understand the different Medicaid Waiver Programs and what each offers…. Continue reading Texas Medicaid Waiver Comparison Chart
What to Expect in a Medicaid Fair Hearing – Parent Training
The basics on Medicaid Fair Hearings including rules, timelines, giving testimony, questioning those giving testimony, what to do while waiting for a decision, what to do if you lose, and more…. Continue reading What to Expect in a Medicaid Fair Hearing – Parent Training
Dealing with Denials or Reductions of Children’s Medicaid Services
Frequently asked questions on what you can do when you receive a denial of a services or reduction in services on Children’s Medicaid…. Continue reading Dealing with Denials or Reductions of Children’s Medicaid Services