OPED–Texans Need Better Health Coverage

In his weekly Austin American-Statesman column, our executive director F. Scott McCown writes about how important health insurance is to Texans, and how strengthening Medicaid would boost our state’s future –

“Last April, I was diagnosed with leukemia. My only symptom was a persistent low-grade fever. Without health insurance, I wouldn’t have gone to the doctor for such a minor problem, nor would I have gotten the chemotherapy I needed.

Today my cancer is in complete remission and I have an excellent prognosis. One in every four Texans, however, is without health insurance. We need to fix that.” Read the full column here.

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