The Congressional health care proposal is not a real plan for maintaining or increasing health care coverage in this country. It’s an ill-conceived scheme that would massively expand the uninsured population and threaten Americans’ well-being.
Surprise medical bills happen when insurers and doctors or other health care providers – fighting over prices – jointly pass the buck to a patient, who received out-of-network health care unknowingly. Texas technically has a “mediation” system for surprise
Congressional Republicans are reportedly adding to an initial plan to repeal and “replace” the Affordable Care Act (“ACA” or Obamacare), which will result in fewer people being able to afford insurance—especially low- and moderate-income individuals—and insurance plans that cover less. The
Today, we released a new report, video, and fact sheets on surprise medical bills. Surprise medical bills happen when insurers and doctors or other health care providers–fighting over prices– jointly pass the buck to a patient, who received out-of-network
This post was written by Stacey Pogue and Melissa McChesney and it’s the first post of several in our Countdown to Coverage series. We’re kicking off our annual blog series leading into the fourth open enrollment, the period when people
Title X, the only dedicated source of federal funding for family planning, plays an essential role in proving access to preventive health care in Texas and the nation. The Center for Public Policy Priorities strongly supports the Office of Population
If you go to a hospital that is in your insurance company’s network, you can assume you’ll only get in-network medical bills, right? That is now true in four of the five largest U.S. states, but not here in Texas. This
Several insurers have announced plans to withdraw from the Marketplace in 2017, both in Texas and nationally. Aetna, United Healthcare, and Scott and White have each announced that they will not offer plans on the Texas Marketplace