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As a summary, this guide will not answer every question for every person in every circumstance.  In addition, it is not a substitute for legal advice.  If you have more questions, contact the agencies listed below or consult an attorney.

For questions about:
Individual health insurance
State continuation coverage
Fully insured group health plan
Contact:
Texas Department of Insurance
(800) 252-3439 (in-state only)
(512) 463-6464
http://www.tdi.state.tx.us/

For questions about:
Self-insured group health plans
COBRA continuation coverage
Family and Medical Leave Act
Contact:
U.S. Department of Labor,
Division of Technical Assistance and Inquiries, Washington, D.C.

(202) 219-8776

For Department of Labor Employee Benefits Security Administration Employee & Employer Assistance Hotline and Publications:
(866) 444-EBSA (3272)
http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/

For questions about:
Texas Health Insurance Pool
Contact:
Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Texas (plan administrator)
(888) 398-3927
(800) 735-2986 (TDD)
http://www.txhealthpool.com/

For questions about:
Medicaid
Contact:
Texas Department of Human Services
(800) 448-3927
http://www.dhs.state.tx.us/

For questions about:
Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
Contact:Texas Department of Health
(800) 252-8263
http://www.texcarepartnership.com/

For questions about:
Texas Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program
Contact:
Texas Department of State Health Services
(512) 458-7796
http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/bcccs/default.shtm

For questions about:
Federal Health Coverage Tax Credit (HCTC)
Contact:
Internal Revenue Service
1-866-628-HCTC
http://www.irs.gov/individuals/index.html


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