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HEALTH CARE

Access to quality, affordable health care for all is at the core of our mission. We work to protect and improve access to quality public and private insurance, mental health care, and basic health needs for all Texans.
OUR LATEST HEALTH CARE WORK
SEP
15
Surprise Medical Bills Take Advantage of Texans: Little-known practice creates a "second emergency" for ER patients FULL REPORT
PRESS RELEASE
BLOG POST
SEP
15
Testimony: The Affordable Care Act and Texas Insurance Consumers READ MORE   
AUG
14
Testimony: Medicaid, the Affordable Care Act, and Connecting Low-income Texans to Health Care Services READ MORE
AUG
6
From Recidivism to Recovery: The Case for Peer Support in Texas Correctional Facilities FULL REPORT
PRESS RELEASE
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
AUG
4
Comments Related to Continuation and Conversion Provisions for Consumers in the Health Insurance Marketplace  READ MORE
MAY
28
Health Care, the 2013 Texas Legislature, and the Affordable Care Act READ THE REPORT
PRESS RELEASE
DATA TOOL
APR
22
Testimony: Peer Support and Re-entry READ MORE
FEB
21
Final TDI Navigator Rules Much Improved READ MORE
FEB
21
TDI Comparison of Proposed and Adopted Navigator Rules READ MORE
JAN
9
Comments on Proposed Regulation of Navigators for Health Benefit Exchanges READ MORE
DEC
17
Navigator Proposed Rules Will Impede Insurance Enrollment
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DEC
16
Navigator Rule Flow Chart; 
Comparison Chart of Training Standards and Fees
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NOV
30
Comments Related to Upcoming Rulemaking for Senate Bill 1795 and Navigators READ MORE
OCT
21
Sizing Up the Texas Budget: Mental Health READ MORE
OCT
15
Comments Related to Rulemaking for Senate Bill 1795 and Navigators READ MORE
SEP
27
Health Care Coverage Today Versus 2014: Not Fair to Compare READ MORE
AUG
15
Sizing Up The Texas Budget: Family Planning READ MORE
AUG
8
Sizing Up The Texas Budget: Medicaid and CHIP READ MORE
MAY
16
Federal Rule Comments: Affordable Care Act Navigators READ MORE
APR
25
Family Planning in the Texas Budget: Comparing the House and Senate Bills READ MORE
APR
24
Medicaid and CHIP in the Texas Budget: Comparing the House and Senate Bills READ MORE
APR
24
Mental Health in the Texas Budget: Comparing the House and Senate Bills
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APR
24
Open Letter to State Budget Conferees READ MORE
APR
18
Medicaid Expansion Would Help Thousands of Texas Veterans READ MORE
APR
03
Medicaid in Other States: Arizona and Maine READ MORE
APR
03
Medicaid in Other States: Arkansas READ MORE
MAR
18

The ACA and Mental Health

 
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FEB
21

Medicaid Expansion Resource Guide:

All the Latest on the Costs and Benefits for Texas 
 
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FEB
20
Opening Doors: Building Texas' Primary Health Care WorkforceREAD MORE
DEC
26
Comments: Proposed Rule to End Insurers Practice of Denying Coverage for Pre-existing Conditions 
 
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DEC
26
Comments: Proposed Rule on Essential Health Benefits Will Improve Coverage Held Today 
 
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DEC
20
A More Affordable Option for Texans with Pre-Existing Conditions in 2014
 
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DEC
14
Comments: Proposed Rules Will Help Curb Balance Billings

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OCT
29
Comments: New Systems for Health Care Delivery Must be Held Accountable

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