What To Do If You Are Denied Medicaid

What To Do If You Are Denied Medicaid
Written by: Nick Bryant

Were you recently denied health insurance by the government? If so Lone Star Legal Aid can help you or your client.

Read this article to learn more about what to do if you are denied Medicaid.

What To Do If You Are Denied Medicaid 

Simply contact Lone Star Legal Aid. They’ve served low-income residents of Houston since 1948 and they can help you understand and navigate the enrollment process for CHIP and Children’s Medicaid.

If your child applied for CHIP/Medicaid and was turned down, had either of the aforementioned and benefits were terminated or you’re a parent who needs health insurance Lone Star Legal Aid can assist you.

Cost of CHIP/Medicaid 

If your child qualifies for Medicaid you likely won’t pay anything. If they qualify for CHIP $50 or less covers ALL your children.

Benefits of CHIP/Medicaid

The health insurance can cover things like:

  • office visits
  • prescription drugs
  • medical supplies
  • dental care
  • hospital care
  • mental health service
  • eye exams
  • glasses

Not only will health insurance give you peace of mind knowing your child’s illness will be treated but the coverage also prevents you from paying the federal penalty for lack of health insurance. If you have questions regarding the penalty Lone Star Legal Aid can answer those questions as well.

Contacting Lone Star Legal Aid

Call Lone Star Legal Aid at 713.652.0077, ext 8103.

For more information on CHIP, Medicaid or other legal matters they may be able to help you with, visit their website at LongStarLegal.org.

Nick Bryant is a Counselor with 10 years of experience working in community health. He enjoys concerts, mocking Dallas Cowboy fans and creating easy to understand community resources on his site HoustonCaseManagers.com. To become a more saucy social worker, hop on his free email list and receive weekly community resource guides delivered directly to your inbox.