Eligibility Criteria

Residence
The applicant must live in the county in which he/she applies and must intend to remain there.

Household
A CIHCP household is a person living alone or 2 or more persons living together where legal responsibility for support exits, excluding disqualified persons. A disqualified person is 1 who received or is categorically eligible to receive Medicaid.

Resources
A household is eligible if the total countable household resources do not exceed $3,000 when a person who is aged or disabled and who meets relationship requirements lives in the home or $2,000 for all other households.

Income
A household is eligible if its monthly net income does not exceed the current allowed percentage of the federal poverty guidelines (FPG) as set by the Texas Department of State Health Services.
Number of Individuals in the CIHCP Household
21% FPG Minimum Standard Income
50% FPG Maximum Income Standard
1 $202 $479
2 $272 $647
3 $342 $814
4 $413 $982
5 $483 $1,149
6 $553 $1,317
7 $624 $1,484
8 $694 $1,652
9 $764 $1,819
10 $835 $1,987
11 $905 $2,154
12 $975 $2,322