Central Health Spotlight

National Foot Health Awareness Month

What is Podiatry?

Did you know foot care is a covered service through MAP? Meet Dr. Babila Tita, and Dr. Vessel to learn more about our Podiatry services.

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What is Central Health?

Central Health, Travis County’s hospital district, is building a comprehensive, high-functioning healthcare system for residents with low income who need it most. The district’s Healthcare Equity Plan, adopted in early 2022, is guiding up to $700 million in investments to close the gaps that persist throughout the safety-net healthcare system – in primary care, specialty care, dental and behavioral health, hospital-based care, and post-acute transitions of care.

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The Medical Access Program (MAP)

The Medical Access Program (MAP) is a local program provided by Central Health that covers primary care, prescriptions, specialty care, and hospital care. MAP helps people get the healthcare they need.

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Recent News

New Community Health Champions Learn About their Rights to Access Healthcare

Over the last eight years, Central Health’s Community Health Champions program has graduated more than 360 dedicated, engaged advocates for health resources and equity in Central Texas. Many are community leaders and organizers, public health professionals and healthcare innovators, with a few regular folks who just care about healthcare. It’s…

Central Health Welcomes New Board Manager

(Austin) - The Austin City Council appointed Eliza May to the Central Health Board of Managers, replacing outgoing member and chair Dr. Charles Bell. The City Council appointed May on April 18 and she joined the board of managers for the April 24 meetings. She will complete Dr. Bell’s unexpired…

Central Health Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

GFOA Again Recognizes Central Health for Distinguished Budget Presentation (Austin) -- Central Health is proud to announce it has received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its fiscal year 2024 budget (Oct. 1, 2023 – Sept. 30, 2024) from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA). The award represents a significant…