County Indigent Healthcare
The County Indigent Health Care Program was established by the Texas legislature in 1985. All Texas Counties are to set aside tax dollars to provide medical assistance for their indigent population. To qualify for the Indigent Health Care Program an applicant must provide documentation to verify residence of the County with intent to stay, income, resources, and size of the family. Medical coverage provided by this Program is Physician services, three prescriptions per month, lab work, x-rays, hospital outpatient services and hospital in-patient services. Other medical services may be provided after physician referrals are provided.
Click on the links below to download or print the County Indigent Health Care Application. In order to fill out the application, you will need to use Adobe Reader. If you do not have Adobe Reader on your computer you can download the software here.
For assistance with completing the application, please call (979) 595-2800 and ask to speak to CIHC staff.