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Your Texas Benefits for Android

Editors' Review

shelbybrown Dec 6, 2017

Manage your state-provided food, healthcare, and financial benefits with the Your Texas Benefits app for Android. The app lets users view and manage benefits provided through Texas Health and Human Services.

Pros

Check your benefits: The app lets you check and manage your benefits on your Android phone, including your SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) food benefits; health services you receive through Texas programs, including Medicaid and CHIP (Children's Health Insurance Program); and TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) cash assistance.

Manage your account: Send photos and submit files to the department. Set up alerts for benefits. Report changes in your case and status. And view the status of your benefits.

Easy to set up: Enter your name and birthdate to link the app to your account. You can choose how to identify yourself, including using your social security number or case number. Once setup is complete, you can change your password and update your address and phone number from within the app.

Cons

Submitting files and taking photos can be tricky: Some users report trouble uploading files or taking photos with the app.

Bottom Line

Your Texas Benefits app lets you view your Health and Human Services benefits, check the status of benefits, and make changes to your account. Although some users report problems submitting files, the app helpfully lets you handle much of what you'd otherwise need to do with a phone call or an office visit.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 5.7.0

This update makes it easier to enter dates and include fixes for minor issues.

We're always looking for new ways to improve our app. We use comments and shared experiences to help us make improvements. We will continue to monitor and fix issues highlighted in App Store feedback.

General

Release November 12, 2018
Date Added November 12, 2018
Version 5.7.0

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Android
Additional Requirements None

Popularity

Total Downloads 9,703
Downloads Last Week 2
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The Your Texas Benefits app is for people in Texas who have applied for or get:

- SNAP food benefits

- Health-care benefits (Medicaid and CHIP)

- TANF cash help

Manage and view your cases anytime you want - right from your phone. Use the app to take a photo and send us files we need, like a copy of your paycheck. Set up and view alerts about your cases, like when it's time to renew your benefits. You also can report certain changes to your cases and find an office near you.

FEATURES

View your cases:

- Set up a new account.

- Check the status of your benefits.

- See your benefit amounts.

- Find out if it's time to renew your benefits.

Manage account settings:

- Change your password.

- Update your phone numbers.

- Sign up and manage alerts about your cases.

Send us files:

- Upload photos of the files or forms we need from you and then send them to us.

View alerts and case history:

- Get alerts about your cases.

- View files you've uploaded and sent us through the website and app.

- See your change reports.

Report changes about your:

- Phone numbers.

- Home and mailing addresses.

- People on your cases.

- Housing costs.

- Job info.

Find an office:

- Find HHSC benefit offices.

- Find community partner offices.

- Search by your current location or ZIP code.

Your Texas Benefits. Now online and mobile.