A New Healthy Texas launched as a policy discussion moderated by non-profit healthcare CEO Ken Janda. Janda's original mission was to separate truth from myth, and provide insight and clarity to the complex subject of healthcare reform. A New Healthy Texas grew to include other voices, and has resulted in the...
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...
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...
Texas still has the greatest number of uninsured and the highest percentage of uninsured, as compared to any other state. This interactive map from Texas Tribune, republished with permission, is a reminder of where our uninsured neighbors live. Interactive: 2013 Rates of Uninsured Across Texas by Marcos Vanetta and Alexa Ura,...