DSRIP The Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) pool, one component of the 1115 Waiver initiative, has become an essential part of Texas’ healthcare safety net. The DSRIP pool is a mechanism to fund innovative health care projects that improve the care, quality and access for low income and uninsured...
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...
Healthcare.gov is allowing consumers to "window shop" until Open Enrollment begins on Saturday, Nov. 15. When "window shopping" for health coverage, pay close attention to these three items: Network - the doctors and hospitals that are available in the plans you are considering. Monthly Premium Cost - this cost is a recurring, monthly payment (similar...
As you are enrolling and renewing your Marketplace plans, remember that "15" is the magic number for Marketplace enrollment. Read my Gray Matters article in the Houston Chronicle, here.
Our colleague Elena Marks spoke with KUHF's public affairs show Houston Matters recently on how the next legislature could affect Texas healthcare, saying "I expect this administration to be open to discussing with all stakeholders the possibility of drawing down hundreds of millions of dollars in federal funding in...
This morning, the bipartisan Code Red Taskforce released its 2015 report for Texas healthcare reform. The report is available for download here. In brief, the recommendations for Texas are: Obtain a greater share of federal tax funding, much of which is paid by Texans and Texas businesses, to expand health...
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