Indigent Health Care
Indigent Health Care Administrator
Carole Ellis
The Indigent Health Care Program is a state-mandated program that is funded and administered by each county in Texas. Persons who qualify receive medical services from local providers (doctors, clinics, hospitals, labs) and three (3) prescriptions per month. Qualified individuals are those not covered by any other medical services plan, who are at 21% of poverty income level or below, and are permanent residents of Burnet County. Proof of income and resource standard for determining eligibility are required.

Call the IHC Administrator at 512-715-5280 to have an application mailed to you. Click the following link to download an application online, print and complete. Applications may be submitted by email, in person, by mail, or by fax. 

Email applications to:

Fax applications to:  512-715-0370

Mail applications to:
Burnet County IHC
220 S. Pierce St., Suite 111
Burnet, TX 78611

Deliver applications in person to:
Burnet County Courthouse
220 S. Pierce St., Suite 111
Burnet, TX 78611
  • Burnet County IHC - Walk-in Location
    Burnet County Services Building
    220 S. Pierce St., Suite 111 Main Courthouse
    Burnet, TX 78611
    Phone:  512-715-5280
    Fax:  512-715-0370

    9:00 am - 4:00 pm, Tuesdays, Wednesday & Thursday

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