Managed Care | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
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Access to High-Quality, Low-Cost Health Care

The Correctional Managed Health Care program is a partnership among the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ), Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) and the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) at Galveston. The partnership is responsible for providing comprehensive health care services to adult offenders incarcerated in Texas state prisons. The partnership is operated under the guidance of the legislatively established Correctional Managed Health Care Committee, under the direction of TDCJ. All partners share the primary goal of providing access to high-quality, low-cost health care.

  • TTUHSC is a nationally recognized leader in correctional health care.
  • Providing coverage for 30,000 inmates in West Texas. 
  • Providing health services for offenders housed in TDCJ correctional facilities since 1989.
  • TDJC facilities receiving TTUHSC services are accredited by the American Correctional Association (ACA).


Correctional Medication Aide

Become a Correctional Medication Aide

Join the TTUHSC Managed Care team as a CMA Trainee and complete your 8-week, virtual on-the-job training as a  Correctional Medication Aide. Offered in partnership with Cisco Community College.

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Join our Skilled and Experienced Workforce

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Managed Care provides health services to approximately 30,000 patients in 27 correctional facilities at twenty-three geographical locations as a partnership with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. 

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