Hurricane Harvey overwhelmed Southeast Texas with rain, causing massive flooding and large-scale evacuations. When the storm made landfall, Amerigroup health plan mobilized immediately to help those in need. Amerigroup partnered with community-based organizations and the Dallas Mega Shelter to provide emergency supplies to anyone affected by the storm—no one was turned away. And Amerigroup dispatched mobile medical units to areas where residents had sheltered in place.
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.