Free Child Safety Seats
Texas Safe Riders child safety seat distribution and education program assists families to reduce the number of motor vehicle crash injuries and fatalities to children in Texas who are unrestrained. Eligibility requirements do apply.
Discounted eye exams and glasses
Eye exam vouchers and discounted eye glasses are available for MEHOP patients only.
Free children’s books
Children receive a free book after their pediatric appointments. We have books for all ages. Books are available in Spanish.
MEHOP offers two prescription savings programs to assist qualified patients with prescription costs; Prescription Assistance Program (PAP) and the 340B Program. Through PAP, prescriptions are ordered and delivered directly to MEHOP at which time patients are notified and come to MEHOP to pick up their prescriptions. With the 340B Program, patients can receive their medications through participating pharmacies at the 340B discount rates.
Transportation is available to and from MEHOP appointments in Bay City for Matagorda, Wharton and select areas of Brazoria counties. Arrangements must be made in advance and can be scheduled by calling 979-216-8971. Car seats required by law for children and are the parents responsibility to provide for transportation.
Medicaid and Marketplace Enrollment Assistance
Staff are trained and certified to assist patients with enrollment in private or public health coverage programs for which they are eligible.
Appointment follow-up, healthcare referrals, guidance to local resources.
Free Diabetes Health Education Classes
Informative program designed to educate diabetics and/or family members on self management techniques. Classes are offered in English and Spanish.