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Hospitals Could Lose Billions When Medicaid Waiver Expires

Posted on · A study conducted by Health Management Associates for the state’s Health and Human Services Commission finds when a Medicaid waiver expires at the end of next year, Texas health care providers will be on the hook for billions in health care costs. We discuss the impact on health care providers and both insured and uninsured Houstonians. We […]

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State Task Force Offers Recommendations on Improving Healthcare System

Posted on · A group that reports on healthcare in the state is calling for the creation of a plan that would cover the estimated one million low-income, uninsured Texans. That’s one of several recommendations the Code Red Task Force published in a report earlier this month. Steve Murdock chairs the task force. He’s also professor of sociology […]