What Medical Services Does The Harris Health Gold Card Cover?
What Does The Harris Health Gold Card Cover?
- Primary care doctors
- Dental services
- Specialty care clinics
- Cancer care
- Geriatric Medicine
- HIV/AIDS care
- Low-cost dialysis in Houston
- Stroke and trauma care
- Prenatal care for women and infants
- Pharmacy services
- Hospital services at Ben Taub and LBJ
The services above are offered to men, women, children, and seniors inside Harris County.
What Clinics Provide Treatment To People With The Harris Health Gold Card?
To receive Harris Health Gold Card medical services you must visit a local Harris Health System clinic. The Harris Health System is the healthcare network that manages the Gold Card coverage.
Harris Health has a number of primary care clinics, specialty clinics, and hospitals throughout Houston. The complete list of clinics are mapped in our guide called 37 Harris Health Clinics In Houston That Provide Affordable Treatment.
How To Sign Up For The Harris Health Gold Card
To apply for Gold Card you will need to:
- Complete a Gold Card application.
- Provide supporting documents.
- Mail or deliver those documents to a Harris Health eligibility center.
Our guide title How To Apply For Harris Health Gold Card provides you with step-by-step instructions on applying for the coverage.
The Harris Health Gold Card provides a number of affordable medical services like primary care, dental, counseling, dialysis, access to trauma centers in Houston, and much more.
One reason why I recommend Harris Health System if you are uninsured in Harris County is their large healthcare network.
While low cost clinics like FQHCs can provide you with primary care and preventative services, they may lack the facilities to treat more complicated procedures. Harris Health System on the other hand has the facilites (2 trauma hospitals in Houston) to treat you if you surgery or anything complex.
To learn more about Harris Health System services you can visit the Harris Health website or contact their eligibility line at 713.566.6509.
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Nick Bryant is a Counselor with 11 years of experience working in community health. He enjoys concerts, walks with the doggo and wife, mocking Dallas Cowboy fans, and sharing community resources. Jump on the Houston Case Managers email list to receive weekly community resource guides delivered directly to your inbox.