Spotlight on HB 2453 by Rep. Sarah Davis Background: Just short of 4 million Texans receive their health care from Medicaid on any given day, including two out of every five Texas children. In the early 1990s, our state began providing care
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.
When patients can’t choose their health care providers, like in emergencies, they may unknowingly get care that is out of network. A surprise medical bill often follows. Surprise medical bills happen when insurers and doctors or other health care providers
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.
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