Health Care for Texas Children in Foster Care: STAR Health

Introduction
 
A. Unique Features of STAR Health
 
B. Physical Healthcare Benefits Provided by STAR Health
 
C. Behavioral Health Benefits Provided by STAR Health
 
D. Transitioning Youth
 
E. Child and Family Assessments
 
F. Medical Consent
 
G. Admission of a Child in DFPS Custody to an Inpatient Mental Health Facility
 
H. Monitoring Psychotropic Medications
 
I. End of Life Medical Decisions
 
J. Health Passport
 
K. Court Orders for Medical Services
 
L. References
 
M. Who to Contact with Health Care Questions
 
N. Additional Links / Resources