Posted on · Texas rejected expanding medicaid to the working poor again this legislative session. The COVER Now Act will go around those conservative leaders.
Posted on · House Bill 133 had strong bipartisan support throughout the session, but was taken off the Senate calendar shortly before a final deadline approached Wednesday night.
Posted on · Hundreds of thousands of people gained health insurance in states that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. In those states, hospitals were less likely to close
Posted on · Green will step down as congressman for Texas’ 29th District in January 2019, after 13 terms
Posted on · After the failure of the GOP’s plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, there’s a new political landscape, and states across the country with Republican-led legislatures are weighing their options when it comes to Medicaid expansion.
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 […]
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 […]