Texas Medicaid Enhanced Care Program/Texas Medicaid Enhanced Care/Disease Management
information provided by: the Alamo Area Council of Governments
A disease management program for Medicaid Fee-for-Service clients has been launched for persons who have been identified through claims data as having one or more of the following chronic conditions: asthma, diabetes, congestive heart failure (CHF), coronary artery disease (CAD) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Clients will receive education and counseling from a specially trained registered nurse; regular nurse calls or face to face visits; 24-hour access to symptom evaluation an disease education; easy-to-read written materials; care coordination to include accessing program specific, as well as local resources; a toll-free nursing hotline to help patients decide whether they need to seek additional medical care or if the problem can be handled at home; community-based registered nurses who are experts in specific diseases and can offer face-to-face assistance; and registered nurses who will work closely with clients' physicians and treatment teams to implement personal treatment plans.
Atascosa, Bandera, Bexar, Comal, Frio, Gillespie, Guadalupe, Karnes, Kendall, Kerr, McMullen, Medina, Wilson
HHSC has sent a letter to all Medicaid clients who are eligible.
Must receive Medicaid and have diagnosis of asthma, diabetes, congestive heart failure, coronary artery disease or COPD.
Record last updated: Dec 6 2013 9:31AM