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HCAP serves as the Indigent Health Care Program for Montgomery County. As the payor of last resort, HCAP is designed to provide covered healthcare services to eligible, low income residents who have no other public or private health care benefits. MCHD contracts for services with local physicians, hospitals, and other providers.


Who is eligible?

1. Residence – Must live in Montgomery County

2. Income – May not exceed the minimum established Federal Poverty Income Level of 150%

3. Resources – May not exceed $2,000 per month (or $3,000 if aged or disabled)

4. Citizenship – US Citizens or Resident Aliens

5. Medical Need – Must have a medical need of some kind


How to apply for The Montgomery County Health Care Assistance Program (HCAP)
  1. Fill out the application; DO NOT leave any blanks.
  2. To expedite your application, please attach copies of information listed below.
  3. Mail or drop off your application with required documentation attached to:
  • HCAP – 1400 South Loop 336 West, Conroe, Texas 77304

Required Documentation to Start the Application Process (for self or household members*)
  • Valid TXDL/TXID with same address as on your application
  • Social Security number (card preferred)
  • Birth certificate, OR any of the following:
    • Montgomery County voter’s registration card
    • Passport
    • Residence card or Certificate of Naturalization or any legal document verifying identity
  • Current utility bill showing the same address as on your application (regardless of name on bill)

*A household is a person living alone or two or more persons living together where legal responsibility for support exists, excluding disqualified persons.

Per state guidelines, additional documents may be requested after the initial review of your application.
Click here to view the list of additional documents.

For further information, please contact the HCAP office at (936) 523-5100 or send an email to

For verification of benefits, please call 936-523-5111