In a ruling that could throw the nation’s health care system into chaos, Fort Worth-based U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor on Friday ruled that a major provision of the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional — and that the rest of the landmark law must fall as well.
In the first four weeks, new applications were down both statewide and nationally, but local enrollment centers seeing a turnout higher than last year.
A report released Thursday found that Texas had about 835,000 uninsured children in 2017, an increase of 83,000 kids from the previous year.
For those seeking coverage, twenty-six individual health plans are available to Bexar County residents for coverage that begins on Jan. 1, 2019.
The Department of State Health Services found a slight increase influenza-like illness reported in Bexar County during the week ending on Aug. 25.
Chip Roy and Joseph Kopser are running to represent Texas’ 21st Congressional District, a seat that has been held by Republican Lamar Smith since 1987.
Despite Medicare and other proposed cuts at the federal level, Bexar County expects that it will be able to continue to provide care for its poorest residents.
The Democratic congressman addressed the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce on topics ranging from infrastructure and health care to immigration policy and trade wars.
CHRISTUS Santa Rosa, Southwest General, and University Health System are set to lose 1 percent of Medicare payments over the 2018 federal fiscal year.
New data released by the U.S. Census Bureau estimates that about 18 percent of San Antonio residents did not have health insurance in 2016 – a slight decline from 2015 estimates