EHF’s Lexi Nolen writes about the development and importance of the Texas CCHH Initiative in the national Health Affairs blog.
Category: Health Systems
The American Health Care Act, followed by the release of the White House’s proposed budget, represent a radical departure from a core belief that held this country together for the last century – the belief that we’re all in this together. There’s a lot of talk about who is worthy of compassion, and therefore help, and who is not; the deserving poor versus the undeserving poor. Too many people seem to have confused merit with grace.
New numbers show enrollment for Affordable Care Act reaches a new record despite a possible repeal of the law by Congress. There’s still much communities can do to ensure more Texans sign up for health insurance NOW.
The recent release of Affordable Care Act health insurance enrollment numbers in Texas reveal a “coverage gap” and other important needs across the state.
Texas is doubling down on its efforts to improve the state’s mental and behavioral health system. Despite these efforts, the State Legislature left one critical topic out of the discussion: Medicaid expansion.