Tim Schauer, a long time government relations leader and an acknowledged healthcare wonk, keeps us updated with news and insight from the 84th Legislative session. Read Tim’s original legislative updates via the Harris County Health Alliance, as well as here on A New Healthy Texas. Follow Tim (we do) on Twitter at https://twitter.com/schauertim.
Community health clinics My colleague Karen Love has been recognized as for her "Outstanding Author Contribution" in the 2015 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence. Your chapter was chosen as a winner as it is one of the most impressive pieces of work the team has seen throughout 2014. Abstract Purpose Community health...
AUSTIN, Texas: December 17, 2015 — Reflecting its strategic focus on increasing health coverage for Texans while improving access to care, the Texas Association of Community Based Health Plans (TACHP) names Kay Ghahremani Chief Executive Officer effective Jan. 1, 2016. She formerly directed Medicaid programs for the Texas Health...
Wondering whether to chill out (or freak out) this summer over proposed health insurance premium rate increases? Here are resources that provide insights into ACA Marketplace rates in Texas. This PDF is a snapshot showing current coverage categories for Texans. For example, how many Texans have Employer-Sponsored Insurance and how...
Did you know a bipartisan national bill is the source of tax changes in recent years? Yes: Republicans and Democrats voted together for the changes. But you might believe something different, since inaccurate statements about tax provisions in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) have been floating around the internet for...
During this 84th session of the Texas Legislature, we are partnering with One Voice Texas to serve as the Texas 84th Legislature Healthcare Resource Hub. Please contact us to add your materials as we seek to provide the Legislature with the most relevant and significant resources for their health policy...
Long time government affairs and policy leader Tim Schauer is writing a series of posts from Austin about the progress during the 84th Texas legislative session. We are pleased to be able to share his content with you including this post about “Focusing on the Fundamental Challenge: Texans Lacking...
Our colleague Tim Schauer continues his weekly series with today's spotlight on the budget under consideration by the governor and the 84th Texas legislature. Tim says: "In an effort to express Texas’ values and aspirations, there have been numerous recommendations on what to do this year. The discussions have included...