Promoting Public Benefits Access Through Web-Based Tools and Outreach: A National Scan of Efforts. Volume II: Detailed Summary Tables of Benefits Access Efforts. Your Texas Benefits

04/08/2011

Description

This is the benefit portal for Texas. People can use a screener and fill out online applications. The state also has a separate online application for CHIP (www.chipmedicaid.org). The effort leverages concepts from PA Compass, developed for PA Department of Public Welfare in consultation with Deloitte.

Key benefit programs

TANF; SNAP; Medicaid

Other benefit programs

Medicare Savings Program; long-term care

Key technological components

Online application that can be sent electronically; online screener/benefits calculator

Other key components

Outreach conducted by for-profit or nonprofit partners

Target population

General low-income population

Geographic reach

Statewide

State/s (abbreviation)

TX

Locality (cities or counties)

 

Selected sources of information

https://www.yourtexasbenefits.com/ssp/SSPHome/ssphome.jsp

Printable application also available online at: https://www.yourtexasbenefits.com/SSPortalTheme/themes/html/SSPortal/downloads/H1010_April2008English.pdf

http://www.cgi.com/en/governments/integrated-eligibility-case-management

http://www.cgi.com/files/brochures/cgi_broc214_solutions_hs_e.pdf

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