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Harris County Medical Resources

Harris County Medical Resources

Being able to ensure health care coverage for yourself and your family should be one of the first goals that you attend to when moving to a new place. Fortunately for you, if you are planning a move to Harris County then you have many options to choose from as far as medical care and coverage is concerned. Depending upon your needs, the needs of your family, your income, and your location in the county there are certain resources that bear mentioning here today.

For one, Harris County residents can apply for health insurance through the Harris Health System. Their mission is to provide low cost yet high-quality medical care for the residents of Harris County. So long as your income does not exceed 150% of the Federal Poverty Level, you can apply for and receive financial assistance to be able to see the doctor or a specialist of your choice.

Otherwise, you may still need a family doctor even if you do not qualify for coverage through Harris Health. In that case you may choose to take advantage of care through one of the primary care networks available in Harris County. Methodist, Memorial Hermann, Kelsey Seybold and Texas Children’s Pediatrics are great places for you to begin looking for a primary care doctor for you or your children. Contacting your insurance provider to verify coverage is a smart decision to make prior to setting up an appointment for the first time with a new doctor.

Houston and Harris County also boast a tremendous number of emergency centers and hospitals. No matter where you live in our county there is a hospital close by that can treat you or your family at a moment’s notice. The Methodist Hospital network, HCA network as well as Memorial Hermann give you options for care when seconds matter.

Finally, we want to ensure that as a new resident of Harris County you are aware of the profound impact that the Texas Medical Center has had on our community and the world at large. People from across the globe travel to Houston every year in order to avail themselves of the groundbreaking treatment options available at the Texas Medical Center. Cancer specialists, children’s care and specialists of all kinds can be found in the Texas Medical Center.

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