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TANF

TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) is a program that provides temporary financial assistance to help pay for food, shelter, utilities, and expenses other than medical for pregnant women and families with one or more dependent children.

Targeted Case Management

Targeted Case Management (TCM) is a home visitation program that provides specialized nursing case management service to individuals in a define targeted population to gain access to needed medical, social, education and other services.

TCM

TCM (Targeted Case Management) is a home visitation program that provides specialized nursing case management service to individuals in a define targeted population to gain access to needed medical, social, education and other services.

TDD

TDD (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf) is a teleprinter, an electronic device for text communication over a telephone line, that is designed for use by persons with hearing or speech difficulties.

TEHDI

TEHDI (Texas Early Hearing Detection and Intervention) is a required state program that focuses on identifying infants with hearing loss in order to provide the child and the family with access to appropriate services to help prevent or reduce developmental delays.

Telecommunication Device for the Deaf - Teletype

Telecommunication Device for the Deaf - Teletype (TTY) is a special device that lets people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or speech-impaired use the telephone to communicate, by allowing them to type text messages. A TTY is required at both ends of the conversation in order to communicate and can be used with both land lines and cell phones.

Telecommunications Device for the Deaf

Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) is a teleprinter, an electronic device for text communication over a telephone line, that is designed for use by persons with hearing or speech difficulties.

Telemedicine

We provide Psychiatric Evaluations and medication management to IDD Individuals using live, secure internet connection. Our State-of-the-Art facilities allow individuals to get needed services, in the underserved areas we cover, and in a timely manner.

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) is a program that provides temporary financial assistance to help pay for food, shelter, utilities, and expenses other than medical for pregnant women and families with one or more dependent children.

Texas Early Hearing & Detection Intervention

Texas Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (TEHDI) is a required state program that focuses on identifying infants with hearing loss in order to provide the child and the family with access to appropriate services to help prevent or reduce developmental delays.

Texas Health Steps (Texas Medicaid) 

Texas Health Steps (THSteps) is specifically a children's program under Texas Medicaid which provides medical and dental preventive care and treatment to Medicaid clients who are birth through 20 years of age.

Texas Home Living

Texas Home Living (TxHmL) The TxHmL Program is a Medicaid waiver program that provides community-based services and supports to eligible individuals who live in their own homes or in their family homes. The TxHmL Program is operated by DADS under the authority of HHSC.

Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership

Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) is a group of contractors under the leadership of Accenture. Accenture administers Texas Medicaid and other state health-care programs on behalf of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission.

THSteps

THSteps (Texas Health Steps) is specifically a children's program under Texas Medicaid which provides medical and dental preventive care and treatment to Medicaid clients who are birth through 20 years of age.

TMHP

TMHP (Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership) is a group of contractors under the leadership of Accenture. Accenture administers Texas Medicaid and other state health-care programs on behalf of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission.

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