Report Type: Health Policy Reports

Moving Upstream: How Medicaid in Texas could use In Lieu of Services to address non-medical drivers of health

Evidence from existing Medicaid programs across the country show that projects outside the doctor’s office that address non-medical drivers of health result in improved health outcomes for Medicaid enrollees and increased financial savings. Those are key findings from a new report from the Episcopal Health Foundation and the Center for Health Care Strategies that outlines how similar non-medical programs could be supported by Medicaid in Texas.  

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Texas Health Policy Poll on Access and Affordabilty

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.

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