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Applying for or Renewing MAP and MAP BASIC Coverage

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Applying for or Renewing MAP and MAP BASIC Coverage

Individuals can apply for MAP and MAP BASIC coverage or renew their coverage in multiple ways:

  • Online using a computer or a smart phone: (English) or (Spanish)
  • Over the phone: 512-978-8130
  • In-person: Call 512-978-8130 to schedule an appointment
    • Appointments required for all non-homeless applicants
  • CommUnityCare, Lone Star Circle of Care and People’s Community Clinic Eligibility departments can enroll eligible applicants into MAP BASIC and submit MAP applications directly to Central Health for enrollment

Applicants for MAP and MAP BASIC are required to provide:

  • Proof of Travis County Residency
  • Proof of income from the last 30 days
  • Photo ID
  • Proof of U.S. Residency (Undocumented residents can self-declare residency)

We encourage Providers to review your patient’s MAP/MAP BASIC card and encourage all Members whose coverage is expiring within the next 30 days to reapply.

  • MAP is not retro-active. Coverage begins on the date Central Health staff determine eligibility.
  • MAP BASIC coverage can be provided up to 30 days retro-actively