Elizabeth Tucker

Texas Medicaid and Medicaid Waivers

Texas Medicaid and Medicaid Waivers:

Learn important information about Texas long-term services and supports that may be available to your family, including Medicaid and Medicaid waivers.

The presentation will include an overview of the benefits available through Texas Home and Community-Based Services waivers, and answer frequently asked questions such as who is eligible and how to apply. Waivers can pay for things such as home modifications, respite, adaptive aids, habilitation, and personal care services.

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About Elizabeth Tucker:

Elizabeth Tucker, Executive Director of EveryChild, has 36 years of experience in advocacy, policy, and program development to support children and adults with significant disabilities to live fully inclusive lives in their homes and communities. For the past 15 years, she has worked for EveryChild and has assisted more than 650 children living in institutions or at imminent risk of institutionalization to live with families. Over sixty percent of the children EveryChild has supported needed a host family. Elizabeth has a deep understanding of Texas Medicaid and works closely with the Texas Health and Human Services Commission and the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services to develop public policy that improves the lives of individuals, children, and families. Elizabeth participates in a variety of state-level advisory groups including the Policy Council for Children and Families and as chair of the STAR Kids Medicaid Managed Care Advisory Committee.

You can learn more about EveryChild Inc. by clicking here:


Contact Information:

Email – etucker@everychildtexas.org

Website – www.everychildtexas.org

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