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Full Show: Complaints Against A Faith-Based Health Share Company, And The Rockets Land Russell Westbrook (July 12, 2019)

On Friday’s Houston Matters: Consumer complaints against a faith-based health share company, the Rockets acquire a former MVP, what drives Texas voters to the polls, The Good, Bad, and Ugly of the weeks’ news, and Houstonians’ favorite hidden gems.


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On Friday’s Houston Matters: A faith-based health share plan is under fire after several consumer complaints, including one from a Woodlands woman who claims Aliera Healthcare is denying coverage for her chemotherapy treatments.

Jenny Deam of the Houston Chronicle explains what faith-based health shares are, how they differ from health insurance, and what’s happening in this case.

Then, sportswriter Jeff Balke walks us through the blockbuster move the Rockets made last night, trading Chris Paul for Russell Westbrook.

Also this hour: We learn more about what drives voter turnout in Texas. And we break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week’s news.

And listeners share their favorite hidden gem establishments and attractions around Greater Houston.

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