Medicaid Transportation

Texas Medicaid and Chip Transportation

Sets up non-emergency rides for people who have no other way to get to their Medicaid health-care visits. This includes people with Medicaid, children who get services through the Children with Special Health Care Needs program, and people in the Transportation of Indigent Cancer Patients program. The program does not set up rides in an ambulance, even for non-emergency purposes, but the program can pay back (reimburse) someone who uses their personal car to drive a Medicaid member to and from their Medicaid-related health visit. 855-687-4786 (Houston/Beaumont) 855-687-3255

(Dallas) 877-MED-TRIP (all other areas) How to set up:

1. Call at least 2 work days or more before you need a ride

2. Call at least 5 days in advance for out of town travel

3. Have the following items when you call:

- Medicaid ID number

- Name, address of where you will be picked up

- Name, address, phone number of where you need to go If your child has special needs (wheelchair), please explain this so they can send the correct vehicle.

Out of Town Assistance Medicaid helps with gas reimbursement and food assistance in some cases

www.hhsc.state.tx.us/medicaid/mtp/  

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