Texas still has a long way to go before we relinquish our status as No. 1 in the ranks of the nation’s uninsured.
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Wendy Davis’ campaign has been largely reactive, keying off Greg Abbott’s mistakes rather than articulating a vision for Texas.
The congressional district with the nation’s highest uninsured rate runs between Dallas and Fort Worth. Organizers there are trying to change that as Obamacare’s March 31 enrollment deadline approaches.
About a million Texans have been left without health insurance because state leaders refused to expand Medicaid under Obamacare. Now organizers of a new campaign, “Texas Left Me Out,” want to make sure the stories of those one million uninsured Texans get heard.
Want treatment for mental illness in Houston? Go to jail.
By requiring new health care “navigators” to get hours of costly training beyond what’s required by federal law, Texas would steer hundreds of thousands of dollars to training and testing firms like Pearson.
Documents show how TPPF and another conservative group, the Texas Conservative Coalition Research Institute, coordinate their attacks on the public sector with a network of conservative organizations and funders.
Rachel Pearson joins us to discuss her recent story about experiencing the healthcare system’s shortcomings first-hand at a volunteer clinic in Galveston.
A Galveston medical student comes to grips with a healthcare system in which her patients die from treatable conditions.
Today in your dog-bites-man news: Texas Attorney General and governor hair apparent Greg Abbott appeared at an Austin business today to complain about Obamacare. The company has earned more than half a million sending out Republican mailings.