Prader-Willi Medical Resources

Medicaid

Medicaid Buy-in Program for Children can help pay medical bills for children with disabilities. This program helps families who need health insurance, but make too much money to get traditional Medicaid. Families “buy in” to Medicaid by making a monthly payment (premium). Call 2-1-1 or 877-541-7905 8AM-8PM CST.

To get on waitlist for Medicaid waiver:

https://www.navigatelifetexas.org/en/insurance-financial-help/texas-medicaid-waiver-programs-for-children-with-disabilities

There is a 15 year wait list in Texas for Medicaid waiver programs.

 

Medicare

Please note that the information found on any txpwa.org web page is not intended to be, nor is it, medical advice on the management or care of a person with Prader-Willi syndrome. Any opinions expressed are those of parents alone, and may not represent the opinions of TXPWA. These web pages are intended to provide information only - not to diagnose or advocate particular treatment options. Any decision about treatment options (including, but not limited to, medical, nutritional, therapy, or psychiatric options) should be made in consultation with your own medical team.