Form H0003, Authorization to Furnish Information

Effective Date: 4/2004


PDF: H0003.pdf


Updated: 7/2005


To authorize

  • Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) staff to request information from a collateral source about client's eligibility.
  • a collateral source to release to HHSC information about client's eligibility.


When to Prepare

If the client agrees, and verbal authorization is insufficient, HHSC staff complete Form H0003 to obtain eligibility information.

Note: Do not use Form H0003 to request release of personal health information from health care providers.

Number of Copies

Staff obtain the client's signature on an original of the form during the application process or at the time of the periodic review.


Staff send the form to the person providing information.

Form Retention

There is no retention requirement.


Staff complete the identifying information at the top of the form. The client and spouse must sign the form.

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