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HELP Program

The Healthy Education Lifestyles Program (HELP) is a program designed to assist uninsured individuals with chronic disease management through encouraging lifestyle changes, while also providing access to affordable care through monthly office visits with a Nurse Practitioner and access to scripts for medications.

How do you qualify?

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Patients accepted into the HELP Program are between 18 to 64 years old* and are currently uninsured with one or more of the following chronic diseases:

  • Diabetes Mellitus (Type I or II)
  • Hypertension/High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Congestive heart failure

Patient Responsibility

  • Attend HELP Program Sessions monthly, including participating in the education sessions and support group.
  • $10 co-pay per session
  • Conscious effort to make lifestyle changes to improve the management of any and all chronic diseases.
  • Lab work completed as requested by Nurse Practitioner on-site (no additional cost)
  • Cancellations require 24 hour notice and patients are expected to show up for their appointment on time – exceptions handled on a case-by-case basis.

Limitations

  • No walk-ins accepted
  • No pain management

*Patients over 65 with Medicare Part A only also accepted

For more information or to set up an appointment, please contact Gina McCommas at 817-270-1366. You can also email questions or concerns to ginamccommas@texashealth.org.