The Affordable Care Act (ACA) created a “Navigator” program launched in 2013 to provide outreach, education, and enrollment assistance to people looking for health insurance through the ACA Marketplace or Medicaid. A federal grant pays for the Navigator program in Texas. On August
Access to quality, affordable health care for all is at the core of our mission. We work to protect and improve access to quality public and private insurance, mental health care, and basic health needs for all Texans.
Texas is one of the hungriest states in the nation, and one of the heaviest. These problems are related as poor Texans struggle to provide a healthy diet for their families. We are dedicated to achieving food security and reducing obesity for all Texans.
The U.S. Census data released the latest numbers of Americans without health insurance today, and as earlier polls predicted: both the number and percentage of Texans without health coverage got worse for the second year in a row. New U.S.
All Texans should have access to affordable, high-quality health care. This is especially true for children, who represent the future of our state and rely on today’s leaders to enact policies to keep them healthy and safe. Ensuring that children
The Affordable Care Act Marketplace Significantly Increases Access to Health Coverage in Texas In Texas, a little more than 1 million people bought coverage for 2019
Poll after poll shows Texans want lawmakers to focus on improving access to health care; not taking it away. Unfortunately, a lawsuit filed by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton – Texas v. United States – would do just that by
Texas continues to be one of the 10 worst states for kids based on the 2019 KIDS COUNT Data Book released today by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The report shows Texas ranking 41st out of the 50 states
Misguided numbers trick would “move the goal posts” and reduce health care, food, housing benefits and more for millions of Americans Update: Read CPPP’s Public Comment Opposing the New
As CPPP observes Memorial Day and the 2019 Texas Legislative session wraps up, we offer three “Top 5” lists to provide some perspective on lawmakers’ track record over the last 140 days. These lists are specific to CPPP’s priorities — ensuring
Will the reforms survive to become law this Legislative session? Legislation to improve health care for Medicaid participants and improve insurer performance and accountability is at risk of failing to become law due to late-hour conflicts and legislative process delays. Will