STEP Eligibility

Patients ELIGIBLE for STEP

  • 50 years of age or older
  • Enrolled in traditional Medicaid as primary or secondary insurance
  • Enrolled in Managed Care Organizations (typically listed as STAR or STAR PLUS beside insurance provider name) as primary or secondary insurance Some examples include:
    • Amerigroup Star or Star Plus
    • Aetna Better Health Star or Star Plus
    • Health Springs Star Plus
  • Enrolled in Medicare and receive SLMB or QI (SLMB and QI are Medicaid programs that pay the patient’s Medicare Part B monthly premium of $104.90)
  • Admitted to hospital inpatient or observation
  • Patient are eligible if they are:
    • Being discharged on home health
    • Being discharged on hospice
    • Enrolled in Medicare as primary insurance with a Medicaid, STAR, or STAR-PLUS secondary or SLMB/QI
  • Resides in Tarrant County or 30 miles from 855 Montgomery St., Fort Worth TX

This page was last modified on June 16, 2015