Number of Texans covered by Medicaid
Texas Medicaid provides affordable, high-quality health insurance for more than 4 million of Texas’ most vulnerable individuals — including children, mothers, older Texans and individuals with disabilities. Texas Medicaid connects people with the health care, doctors, and medications they need to get healthy and stay healthy. Medicaid goes beyond just providing health coverage for vulnerable Texans - it also helps individuals get jobs, find secure housing, coordinate transportation to doctor’s visits, and helps older Texans and individuals with disabilities live independently in their communities. Across the board, Medicaid is strengthening local communities and ensuring a brighter future for Texas.
of babies born in Texas are covered by Medicaid
In August of 2017, Hurricane Harvey ravaged the coastal shores of Texas and its floodwaters devastated the City of Houston. Families, homes, and lives were destroyed by the storm. Nurses and staff at Texas Medicaid plans like UnitedHealthcare stepped up and worked around the clock to reach Texans stuck in their homes to provide emotional support, get them the medical care they needed, and even coordinate rescues. Texas Medicaid was a lifeline for Texans impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Watch now to see how UnitedHealthcare delivered emotional and physical support for Texans during and after this historic storm.
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