If you're an adult caring for a child, you might qualify for Medicaid. Adults can qualify for Medicaid if they have disabilities, care for children, are 65 or older or take part in the Medicaid Buy-In.
Medicaid for an adult caring for a childWhat it offersCovers needed services, which could include:Doctor’s visitsVaccinesDrugs ordered by a doctorLab tests and X-raysHospital careGlassesRides to the doctorLearn more about STAR plans, including other services that my be covered.
Lives in Texas; and Does not live in a state institution or nursing home all the time. Note: If you get home and community-based services through a Medicaid waiver program, you also might be able to be in the Medicaid Buy-In program.
CHIP and Children’s Medicaid both cover services need to keep kids healthy, including: Dentist visits, cleanings, and fillings *Children up to age 20 can qualify for Medicaid in some cases. A Texas resident. Any adult who lives more than half the time with an uninsured child may apply. This includes parents, stepparents, grandparents.