LARC products now available as a pharmacy benefit of Texas Medicaid and Texas Women's Health Program
Starting August 1, 2014, providers can prescribe and obtain long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) products that are on the Texas Medicaid and TWHP drug formularies from certain specialty pharmacies for women participating in Texas Medicaid and TWHP
For more information and answers to frequently asked questions, please visit: LARC Provider FAQ
April is National Minority Health Awareness Month
While the disparities in infant mortality rates between minority and non- minority populations are improving, there’s still much work to do. Gaps still exist, especially when it comes to prenatal care for African-American and Mexican-American mothers.
April is National Minority Health Awareness Month, and as part of its Someday Starts Now campaign, the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) wants to remind health care and other service providers that prenatal care is for everyone, and through culturally- competent patient education, we can work together to narrow the disparities in infant mortality.
For more information, click here.