About CIHCP in Bandera County
• CIHCP (County Indigent Health Care Program) is a county program that provides medically necessary health care benefits to individuals who meet the income, resource, residency and household criteria; and who are ineligible for other state or federal assistance programs. This is not an insurance program.
• CIHCP pays for basic, medically necessary health care services such as:
And Bandera County has also opted to include:
Participants may be responsible for services received that are not covered or are not medically necessary.
• Income limitations
• CIHCP administration follows HIPAA guidelines (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) which outline how private health information should be managed and protected. A copy is available on request or use the link below.
• There is an application process and documentation may be required for residency, income and assets. A copy of any documentation from the Social Security Administration re status of claims for federal programs will be required.
Applications for the program can be obtained at the County Auditor's offices at 1214 Hackberry,