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Welcome to the Nueces County Hospital District
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Welcome to the official website of the Nueces County Hospital District; our website is intended to be informative and provide useful resources. We are pleased that you are interested in learning about the Hospital District.

This website offers information about the Nueces County Hospital District's mission, functions, responsibilities, and governance. It also offers information about the Hospital District's healthcare facilities, indigent healthcare program enrollment locations, finances, and public meetings. Click Board of Managers to access contact and other information about the Hospital District's Board of Managers. Click the links to the left to access other subject information. The Hospital District's main telephone number is (361) 808-3300; click Contact to access other Hospital District contact information.

This website offers specific information about the Nueces County Hospital District-funded and administered indigent health care program known as the Nueces Aid Program which provides State-mandated health care services for qualified low-income and low-resource Nueces County residents who meet Program eligibility criteria. The website offers Program application information; these details are intended to assist family members, advocates, case managers, citizens, community health workers, discharge planners, health care personnel, navigators, neighbors, social workers, and others in assessing whether or not persons might qualify for the Program. By calling (361) 902-4855 applicants can receive assistance with the Program's application and obtain answers for any application-related questions they might have. Also at this website, potential Program applicants and others are able to see a list of the documents required to be submitted along with a Program application. Click Apply for Services to access the Program application and see additional application-related information.

In addition to its indigent health care duties, the Nueces County Hospital District serves as the designated Anchor Entity for the Regional Healthcare Partnership, Region 4 (RHP 4); the Partnership is sponsored by the Texas Health & Human Services Commission in accordance with a Waiver granted under Section 1115 of the Social Security Act (Texas 1115 Waiver) by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. This website also offers information about RHP 4, the Hospital District's Waiver-related duties, and the Texas 1115 Waiver at Texas 1115 Waiver. This website also supports the Hospital District's Anchor Entity-related duties under the Waiver.

This website also offers general and useful information about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and its interaction with the Nueces Aid Program; click Nueces Aid Program and Affordable Care Act to access that information.

Finally, the linked document files shown on this website are in Portable Document Format (PDF); PDF is a universal file format that preserves the look and layout of a printed document. The linked document files can be viewed online by using the free viewer Acrobat Reader published by Adobe®. All linked workbook files are in Microsoft® Excel format (.xls or .xlsm). The linked workbook files can be opened, viewed, and printed by using Microsoft's free Excel Viewer.

The Nueces County Hospital District provides information via this website as a public service. The Hospital District does not endorse any of the consultants, documentation, products, services, or vendors referenced. Any mention of the above is for informational purposes only. The Hospital District is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of related websites.

We hope you find our website useful; please email us any suggested additions, changes, and/or updates.

Last updated: 5/26/2015




Sincerely,

Jonny F. Hipp, ScD, FACHE
Administrator/Chief Executive Officer

555 North Carancahua St, Suite #950, Corpus Christi, TX 78401-0835
Phone 361.808.3300 • Fax 361.808.3274 • www.nchdcc.org
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