NEW! CIHCP Handbook Revision - Effective April 1, 2014
NEW! Quarterly Training, December 16-18, 2013
What is the County Indigent Health Care Program?
The County Indigent Heath Care Program (CIHCP) provides health care services to eligible residents through the counties, hospital districts and public hospitals in Texas. Click here or read our FAQ for more information about the program or download the CIHCP Pamphlet in English or Spanish.
Who is eligible for assistance?
Persons who meet the eligibility criteria may have services rendered by or paid for through the program.
What services are available?
Counties are required to provide Basic Health Care Services to eligible residents and may elect to provide a number of DSHS-established Optional Health Care Services. Click here to find your local CIHCP Office.
County Staff: follow the links for more information about CIHCP Basic Training, Regional Meetings or the CIHCP Program Handbook.
Texas Department of State Health Services
Preventive and Primary Care Unit, MC 2831
1100 W. 49th Street
PO Box 149347
Austin, TX 78714-9347
Phone: (512) 776-7796
Fax: (512) 776-7713
Email: County Indigent Feedback