What Is a Harris County Gold Card?

The Harris County Gold Card is a public health benefit in Texas that offers subsidized medical costs. The card offers financial assistance for qualifying applicants.

To qualify for the HCHD Financial Assistance Program Gold Card, individuals need to be residents of Harris County and have a low-income. Based on their income, applicants may receive full or partial assistance towards their medical bills. There is no monthly fee for the Gold Card. Individuals interested in applying for a Harris County Gold Card can download and fill out a form on the Harris Health System website. A list of eligibility centers where individuals can drop their applications is also available on the website.