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December 2016 Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual

Section 4: Client Eligibility : 4.9 Healthy Texas Women (HTW) Program

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The goal of the HTW program is to expand access to women’s health and family planning services to reduce unintended pregnancies, positively affect the outcome of future pregnancies, and positively impact the health and wellbeing of women and their families in the eligible population.
HTW provides family planning services, related preventive health services that are beneficial to reproductive health and other preventive health services that positively affect maternal health and future pregnancies for women who meet the following qualifications:
Note:
Does not currently receive benefits through a Medicaid program (including Medicaid for Pregnant Women), Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), or Medicare Part A or B.
Exception:
A client with other private health insurance may be eligible to receive HTW services if she believes that a third party may retaliate against her or cause physical or emotional harm if she assists HHSC or its designee with pursuing claims against that third party.
Refer to:

Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership
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