A large majority of Texans say it’s very important for candidates to address issues that make health care more affordable, and more than half say state lawmakers should increase state spending on health care. Those are just some the results of a new statewide Episcopal Health Foundation (EHF) poll on health care access and affordability in Texas.
Report Type: Featured Report
This research report is part of EHF’s effort to help the Medicaid health insurance system improve #HealthNotJustHealthCare and pay for programs and projects that address non-medical factors that impact health.
Statewide Poll: Majority of Texans say state leaders can improve health by addressing non-medical factors like unemployment, neighborhood safety and pollution
Majorities of Texans say improving the economy, reducing pollution, and improving neighborhood safety should be top priorities for state lawmakers to improve health across the state. In addition, two-thirds of Texans say people would be healthier if the state spent more money on non-medical factors that affect health.