Comal County Indigent Health Care Program
information provided by: the Alamo Area Council of Governments
CIHCP (County Indigent Health Care Program) provides medically necessary health care benefits to individuals who meet the income, resource, residency and household criteria; and who are ineligible for other state or federal assistance programs. This is not an insurance program. CIHCP pays for basic, medically necessary health care services such as: Physician services Annual physical exams Immunizations Medical screening Laboratory and X-Ray services (ordered by physician) Family planning services Skilled Nursing facility (ordered by physician) Prescriptions (max 3 per month; ordered by physician; no over-the-counter) Rural health clinic services Inpatient and Outpatient hospital services Also: Advanced Practice Nurse services Ambulatory Surgical Center services Diabetic Medical supplies and services Physician Medical supplies and services Income Requiremts: Generally a person with earned income could earn up to $389 per month and still meet the income limit of 21% of the Federal Poverty Income Level (FPL) for a household of one. Those with unearned income have a different calculation applied.
Record last updated:
uninsured low income
Dec 6 2013 9:30AM