The Angelina County & Cities Health District has been providing a medical safety net for the residents of Angelina County since 1987. ACCHD provides access to primary health care services for low to moderate income uninsured families residing in Angelina County. Medicaid services are provided for those residing in Angelina County and the surrounding area. Services included diagnosis and treatment, prescriptions, referrals for special needs, laboratory, health risk assessments, health education, preventive health, and chronic disease management. Healthcare services are provided directly by a qualified medical team or indirectly through a system of referrals or subcontracts within the local medical community.
Prescription Assistance is available to all eligible patients of ACCHD through a variety of pharmacy programs. Low income/uninsured individuals and families who cannot afford prescriptions obtained from local Emergency Departments, and local Hospitals or Physicians may also be eligible for assistance.
Since 2002, the Health District has been managing skyrocketing pharmaceutical costs and meeting an undeniable community need through an on-site Expanded Class D Pharmacy and a Community Pharmaceutical Assistance Program. The Expanded Class D Pharmacy allows the Health District to purchase generic medications at wholesale prices and receive donated pharmaceuticals direct from the manufacturer.
The Health District Community Pharmaceutical Program has provided over 377,000 prescriptions since 2002 and facilitated in bringing in over $29 million in donated pharmaceuticals in the past 14 years, specifically designated for low income/non insured individuals.
The Women’s Care Program provides comprehensive health care services for women that include pap smear/cervical cancer screenings, referrals for mammograms/breast cancer screenings, and treatment for cervical dysplasia and other acute gynecological conditions. Family planning options include a wide variety of birth control methods.
The Women’s Care Program accepts non-insured low to moderate income uninsured women and Medicaid products including Healthy Texas Women.