My Harris Health - Frequently Asked Questions

What is My Harris Health? 
• My Harris Health is not an insurance plan.
• My Harris Health is a convenient pay-as-you-go payment program for needed medical services.
• My Harris Health offers families an affordable monthly payment plan based on family size and income.

Who is eligible to apply for this program?
My Harris Health eligibility is based on Harris County residency, household income, the number of dependents and being ineligible for any type of insurance coverage such as Medicaid, Affordable Care Act Marketplace coverage or Medicare.

What do I have to pay to have this program?
• You won’t pay anything until you receive services! 
• Once you receive care in Harris Health System hospitals and clinics, you will begin making one monthly payment per household. This monthly payment will be applied to your already discounted bill. 
• For prescriptions, you will pay $15 per prescription with a maximum of $50 per pharmacy visit.
• Emergency visits will have a copay of $75.

How can I apply for My Harris Health?
• You can print out the application, complete it and call 713-566-6509 to schedule an appointment for a face-to-face interview with an eligibility counselor.
• See the complete list of documents you will need to bring to your interview, information about education and enrollment fairs and the locations where you can be interviewed.
• You must complete a face-to-face interview with an eligibility counselor to be approved for My Harris Health.

When will this program be available?
• This program will be available to eligible households starting on March 1, 2016.
• You may complete a Harris Health Financial Assistance Program application and interview at any time.



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