Through the STAR Kids program, Medicaid managed care provides specialized services and coordination for Texas children with complex medical needs, who often required highly trained care in the home and sophisticated medical equipment. The program partners with doctors and the medical community to better coordinate care and services for these children and their families - coordination that was was not possible in the old fragmented fee-for-service system.
After Michael Lerma fell gravely ill from a severe case of encephalitis, his family did not know how to aid his recovery. Michael's Texas Medicaid plan was there to support him through every part of his journey to recovery including helping Michael transition smoothly from a nursing home back to his own home. Learn how Texas Medicaid is there to support remarkable fighters like Michael with every tool possible to set goals, work hard, and accomplish them - from the ordinary to the extraordinary.