Kidney Health Care Program (KHC)

sign up for email updates


Attention all KHC providers:

  • Notice of change to Record Retention Requirement from 5 years to 7 years effective September 1, 2015. Read the notice. 3/14/2017
  • ICD-10 codes are effective October 1, 2015. 

Benefit Summary

The Kidney Health Care Program (KHC) helps people with end-stage renal disease get their health care services. It helps clients with their

  • Dialysis treatments
  • Access surgery
  • Drugs
  • Travel to health care visits
  • Medicare premiums

Eligibility Summary

The program is available to anyone who

  1. lives in Texas
  2. has an income of less than $60,000 per year
  3. has a diagnosis of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) from a licensed physician
  4. meets Medicare’s definition of ESRD
  5. gets regular dialysis treatments OR has received a kidney transplant
  6. can NOT get Medicaid medical, drug, or travel benefits  

Contact Kidney Health Care 

Helpline: 

1-800-222-3986

In Austin: 

512-776-7150

Fax:

512-776-7162

Email:

kidneynet@dshs.state.tx.us

Mailing Address:

Kidney Health Care
Specialty Health Care Services, MC 1938
P.O. Box 149347
Austin, TX 78714-9347

Physical Address:

*We only receive special service deliveries such as UPS or Federal Express at this address. (Sólo recibimos entregas especiales de servicios como UPS o Federal Express en este domicilio.)

Kidney Health Care
Specialty Health Care Services, MC 1938
Health and Human Services Commission-Moreton Building
1100 West 49th Street
Austin, TX 78756 

Send comments, questions, complaints, or broken links by e-mail to Kidney Health Care.  

Last updated March 14, 2017