Recently there has been some incredible energy calling for Medicaid expansion in Texas. In fact, for the first time in several years, a public hearing took place at the Texas Capitol on legislation to expand Medicaid on March 5.
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.
CPPP and our Cover Texas Now and Children’s Health Coverage Coalition partners are watching bills on several big topics aimed at improving access to health care in Texas. Here are just a few examples, with more bills still expected to be
The 2018 midterm elections reinforced that Texans care strongly about having access to affordable, quality health care. More than half of Texas voters said they were likely to vote for candidates who make fixing health care a priority, according to the
Flu season is here again in Texas. If you or a loved one gets sick, you would expect your health insurance plan to cover your prescriptions. Maybe you are trying to stay in shape during the holiday season, but what
The new proposed “Public Charge” rule was published on October 10, 2018. Check out the new fact sheet from CPPP for instructions on how to leave a comment. Texas parents should never have to avoid getting food, housing,
On September 12, the U.S. Census released the newest numbers counting Americans without health insurance. Disappointingly, the data show that the number of uninsured Texans in 2017 was 272,000 more than in 2016. After three straight years of historic improvements
On September 5, Fort Worth will take center stage in the national fight over health care coverage and protections for people with pre-existing conditions. Last year, Congress tried many times, unsuccessfully, to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Now, the Texas