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Texas Is One Of Only 14 States That Haven’t Expanded Medicaid – Despite Strong Public Support

By Ashley Lopez, KUT Almost two-thirds of Texans think state lawmakers should expand Medicaid to cover more low-income uninsured people, according to a survey funded by the Episcopal Health Foundation. SSRS, an independent research company contracted by the group, surveyed 1,210 Texans … Continue reading

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How Rural Hospitals Might Suffer Under New Medicaid Waiver

In December the state secured a waiver that would pump funding into hospitals in Texas. But as Chris Collins writes in for the Texas Observer, the deal might end up being bad news for Texas hospitals, especially those in rural parts of the … Continue reading

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Ice Storm I-10 - Icy conditions on I-10 during the New Years ice storm. (KRTS File Photo)

Icy Roads Cancel Medical Appointments Region-Wide

Icy roads have posed traffic problems off and on across West Texas since New Years. For Medicaid patients, that’s meant cancelling appointments, and for TRAX Transportation, that has meant not getting paid. “Project Amistad, which is Medicaid, just reimburse us … Continue reading

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