A majority of Texans say that reducing the number of women who die from causes related to pregnancy or childbirth should be a top priority for state lawmakers, even though few correctly knew about a recent increase in the state’s maternal mortality rate. That’s one of the findings of a newly released report based on a statewide Episcopal Health Foundation/Kaiser Family Foundation survey of Texas health policy issues.
Report Type: Health Policy Reports
New Poll: Affording health care tops Texans’ financial concerns; Almost 4 in 10 report problems paying medical bills
Affording health care ranks at the top of Texans’ financial concerns, with more than half (55%) say it is difficult for them and their families to afford health care, including a quarter (25%) who say it is “very difficult,” finds a new Kaiser Family Foundation/Episcopal Health Foundation poll of Texas residents.
Funders share early lessons learned from an FQHC payment reform learning collaborative. Funders include Episcopal Health Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and St. David’s Foundation.
EHF/KFF Poll: Texans’ Top State Health Priorities Include Lowering Out-of-Pocket Costs and Reducing Maternal Mortality
Texans’ top health care priorities for the state revolve around making health care and prescription drugs more affordable, reducing maternal mortality and increasing access to health insurance coverage, finds a new statewide Episcopal Health Foundation/Kaiser Family Foundation survey on Texas health policy issues.
A new report released by Manatt Health explores the potential fiscal ramifications of transforming Medicaid through block grants or per capita caps which, for the first time, would create a fixed allocation of federal Medicaid dollars.
New report: Preventable poor health outcomes for people of color in Texas creates huge economic burden for state
Significant health differences for Blacks and Hispanics in Texas lead to higher health care spending, lost work productivity and a dramatic number of years lost to premature death. That’s just a few of the findings of a new study examining the economic burden associated with health disparities across the state. EHF and Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas sponsored the report.