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Indigent Health Care Program

Pic of Desiree Pool

Desiree Pool, Director


Liliana Soto – Coordinator

469-376-4544 (Spanish Speaking)


Fax: 469-595-0496

Courthouse Annex

100 N. Washington
Kaufman, Tx 75142

Indigent Health Care Program

The Kaufman County Indigent Health Care Program helps low-income Kaufman County residents who do not qualify for other state or federal health care programs that have a access to health care services.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Residence – The applicant must live in Kaufman County and must intend to stay.
  • Household – A CIHCP household may be a person living alone or two or more persons living together where legal responsibility for support exists, excluding disqualified persons.
  • Resource – May not exceed $2,000 or $3,000 for a person meeting the relationship/relative requirements who is aged or disabled living in the house.
  • Income – Monthly net income does not exceed 21% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines (FPG).
  • Physical Need – Must have a medical necessity to obtain services.

Basic Health Care:

  • Physician services
  • Annual physical examinations
  • Immunizations
  • Medical screenings
  • Inpatient and outpatient hospital services
  • Rural health clinics
  • Laboratory and x-ray
  • Prescriptions

Optional Services:

Diabetic supplies and equipment