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Does the Texas Women’s Health Program Make Up for Medicaid Cuts?

Posted on · Last month (July 1, 2016), Texas launched a new program touted to help more women obtain free or low-cost healthcare. It’s the latest in a series of moves since the state cut off funding for organizations (like Planned Parenthood) linked to abortion providers five years ago. More than 80 clinics closed — a third of them affiliated […]

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Texas Court Battle Over Outpatient Therapy Funding Leaves Providers in Limbo

Posted on · A court battle in Texas over Medicaid cuts for therapists providing outpatient services primarily for disabled and elderly Texans is leaving those therapists’ practices up in the air. As of this moment, the Texas Supreme Court has restored a lower court’s injunction halting cuts passed by the Texas legislature last session, which could have a […]

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LNG and Outpatient Therapy: Wednesday’s Show (July 13, 2016)

Posted on · Energy industry analysts say supply of liquefied natural gas could outpace demand in the coming decades, while others say demand could pick up as countries begin to reduce their reliance on coal. We take a look at the LNG scene in Houston — and where it’s headed in the future — on this edition of Houston Matters. Maggie Martin […]