Texas Medicaid Extends Mosquito Repellent Benefit for Cameron County

December 9, 2016

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission will extend the mosquito repellent benefit indefinitely for Cameron County.  In November, the commission extended the benefit for all other counties through December 31, 2016.  This benefit is for Medicaid (both fee-for-service and managed care), CHIP, the Healthy Texas Women (HTW) Program, and the Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) Services Program.  This also includes the Texas Standing Order for Medicaid- and CHIP-eligible individuals.  More about the mosquito repellent benefit.
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Texas Medicaid Extends Mosquito Repellent Benefit for Cameron County

December 9, 2016

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission will extend the mosquito repellent benefit indefinitely for Cameron County.  In November, the commission extended the benefit for all other counties through December 31, 2016.  This benefit is for Medicaid (both fee-for-service and managed care), CHIP, the Healthy Texas Women (HTW) Program, and the Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) Services Program.  This also includes the Texas Standing Order for Medicaid- and CHIP-eligible individuals.  More about the mosquito repellent benefit.
Covered products (PDF) | TexasZika.org