Patients & Visitors

Financial Resources for Patients and Families

Texas Medicaid Health Plan (TMHP) is the State of Texas Medicaid Program for low income eligible Texas residents.  There are qualifications and an application process to be a receipant.   PRMC has staff at the Hospital to assist patients in the Medicaid eligibility and enrollment process.

  • Please Contact our (HSI Representatives) located in the Admission Department of the Hospital, or the discharge registrar in the Emergency department.
  • By phone at (830) 258-7744 or by email : contact: hsi@petersonrmc.com

Social Security Disability

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) provides aid to people who are unable to achieve gainful employment due to a permanent disabling condition. Individuals who believe that they qualify for social security disability can get disability benefits by submitting an initial application for disability benefits:

  • Please Contact our (HSI Representatives) in person located in the Admission Department of the Hospital, or the discharge registrar in the Emergency department.
  • By phone at (830) 258-7744 or by email : contact: hsi@petersonrmc.com

Medicare

Medicare is health insurance for:

  • People 65 or older
  • People under 65 with certain disabilities
  • People of any age with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) (permanent kidney failure requiring dialysis or a kidney transplant)

Medicare Part A (hospital insurance) – Helps cover inpatient care in hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, hospice, and home health care.
Medicare Part B (medical insurance) – Helps cover doctors’ and other health care providers’ services, outpatient care, durable medical equipment, and home health care. Helps cover some preventive services. (Most people pay a monthly Medicare Part B premium.)
Note: If you have limited income and resources, you may qualify for help paying your Medicare Part B and/or prescription drug coverage costs. You can apply for help at your county FSD office. If you have Medicare questions you can call 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227).

Additional community resources

Peterson Community Care Clinic (located in the River Oaks Shopping Center)
823 Junction Hwy
Kerrville, TX 

Urgent Care Clinic (walk in traffic and minor emergencies)
1740 Junction Highway
Kerrville, TX.

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