Prescription Support Programs:
GoodRx: One of the most popular websites/apps around. Just type in your medication and see what your medications will cost at each pharmacy in town. In many cases, GoodRx prices are lower than your insurance.
Rx Hope: This great web site allows you to look up specific medications and find any prescription assistant programs available to help with the cost.
Pharmstore.com: Online Pharmacies number in the 1000’s. This is a great web site that has a good selection of medications at a good price.
DrugCrafters.com: A local pharmacy (Frisco) that compounds medications, creams, and injectables.
Direct Primary Care Support
DPC Mapper: Find a DPC doctor like Personal MD in your area.
State of Texas Support Programs
Texas State Health Risk Pool: The State of Texas sponsored health insurance program for anyone who does not qualify for individual or group insurance due to pre-existing factors.
CHIPS: The State of Texas sponsored healthcare program for children.
Healthcare.gov: The national website to apply for the Affordable Care Act options.
EHealthInsurance: A web site dedicated to giving quotes on health insurance. Use the site to give you an idea of cost but check with a local broker since cost of plans are often less expensive than what is quoted on line. If you don’t have a broker, please ask your Personal MD office for a referral.
Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), administered by The Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC), provides health care benefits for Texas families with uninsured children.
Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services
The Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services serves Texans with disabilities and families with children who have developmental delays to improve the quality of their lives and to enable their full participation in society.
Department of Family Protective Services
The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) is charged with protecting children, adults who are elderly or have disabilities living at home or in state facilities, and licensing group daycare homes, daycare centers, and registered family homes.
Department of State Health Services
The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) provides health, mental health, and substance abuse services.
Internal Revenue Service
The Internal Revenue Service is the nation’s tax collection agency and administers the Internal Revenue Code enacted by Congress.
Medicare is the government-regulated health insurance program for people 65 years or older, under age 65 with certain disabilities, and any age with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) or Lou Gehrig’s disease. Medicare has four parts: Part A, hospital insurance; Part B, medical insurance; Part C, Medicare Advantage Plans; and Part D, Prescription Drug Coverage.
National Fire Protection Association
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating consensus codes and standards, research, training, and education.
Office of the Attorney General
The attorney general serves as legal counsel to all boards and agencies of state government. Although the attorney general is prohibited from offering legal advice or representing private individuals, he serves and protects the rights of all citizens of Texas through the activities of the various divisions of the agencies.
Texas Board of Nursing
The Texas Board of Nursing is the state agency mandated to regulate the practice of nursing in Texas.
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) regulates and enforces compliance with the state’s environmental laws, including permitting and registration for the air quality and waste programs.
Texas Department of Insurance
The Texas Department of Insurance regulates the insurance industry while protecting the people and businesses that are served.
Texas Department of Public Safety: Crime Records Service
Search criminal history in the Computerized Criminal History System (CCH), the statewide repository of criminal history data reported to the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) by local criminal justice agencies.
Texas Health and Human Services Commission
The Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) oversees the operations of the health and human services system, provides administrative oversight of Texas health and human services programs, and provides direct administration of some programs, including Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership
Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership is the Medicaid provider contracted by the State of Texas.
Texas Medical Association
The Texas Medical Association supports Texas physicians by providing distinctive solutions to the challenges they encounter in the care of patients and is dedicated to serving the people of Texas in matters of medical care, prevention and cure of disease, and the improvement of public health.
Texas Medical Board
The Texas Medical Board (TMB) is the state agency mandated to regulate the practice of medicine by doctors of medicine and doctors of osteopathic medicine in Texas.
Texas Secretary of State
The Secretary of State publishes government rules and regulations.
Texas Workforce Commission
The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) is the state government agency charged with overseeing and providing workforce development services to the employers and job seekers of Texas.
TrailBlazer Health Enterprises, LLC
TrailBlazer administers the Medicare program under contracting arrangements with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
United States Department of Labor
The Department of Labor (DOL) administers and enforces more than 180 federal laws regulating workplace activities.