Health Coverage Updates
Without Insurance, Irma Casarez was Left to Die
: The Houston Chronicle highlights
the sad story of one Texan who couldn't get cancer treatment without insurance and died a few months later.
Updated Health and Wealth County Check Up:
The Center for Public Policy Priorities has updated its interactive tool
for measuring the many local benefits of insuring more Texans.
Texas Launches New Women's Health Program
: While the program
is a welcome step forward, significant gaps remain.
Clock Ticks on Financial Crisis for Texas Hospitals
: Columnist Chris Tomlinson explains
why state leaders must take action in 2017.
Health Advocates Deliver Detailed Response to Senators' Comments on Health Care
: See the highlights
of the CPPP memo to members of the Senate Select Committee on Property Tax Reform.
Here's Why Texas Must Expand Medicaid
: The Dallas Morning News editorial board explains
what's at stake for Dallas and the whole state.
Get Out Your Calendar
House County Affairs Committee Hearing
: The Committee announced
it will hold another hearing on the 1115 Medicaid Waiver and other issues, this time in Fort Worth on August 4th.
Senate Health and Human Services Committee Hearing
: The Committee will hold a hearing
September 13th on CPS, women's health, and several Medicaid topics, including cost containment strategies, the 1115 Waiver, a potential 1332 Waiver, and a potential block grant.
2016 DARE Texas Summit
: Don't miss CPPP's annual policy conference
on November 30th and December 1st.