What types of insurance does Parkland Hospital accept?


Quick Answer

The Parkland Health and Hospital System accepts the following health insurance plans: Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Maintenance Organization, Cigna Local Plus, United Healthcare Compass and Molina, according to the Parkland website. Parkland also has its own community health insurance plans, which offers Medicaid STAR and Children's Health Insurance Program plans that patients can use at the Parkland hospital, Children's Medical Center, and the more than 25 other hospitals and medical centers in the Parkland health network.

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The health insurance plans accepted at Parkland are all available for enrollment through the Marketplace, notes Parkland Health and Hospital System. Parkland also has a financial assistance program for patients who are Dallas county residents and require assistance paying medical bills.

Parkland offers the HealthFirst program which is a managed care health plan for individuals on Medicaid STAR, states Parkland Health and Hospital System. The program covers newborns, children, teens, pregnant women and adults. An individual can apply for the program by phone, by mail or online. After enrollment, a patient then chooses a primary care doctor from Parkland's list of doctors and clinics.

Parkland's KidsFirst program is Children's Health Insurance Program, which covers eligible children under 18-years old and perinatal services for pregnant women, notes the Parkland Health and Hospital System. The program provides access to pediatricians and specialists and several local health centers, and covers services such as routine check-ups, immunizations and services provided by the Children's Medical Center.

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