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
The state budget for 2018-19 assumed $3.2 billion in federal CHIP funds; Congress' failure to renew funding would create an enormous hole in Texas' budget.
Bexar County residents seeking health insurance under Obamacare will face a shorter enrollment period and higher prices, with less sign-up support.
Under the new regulations, hundreds of thousands of women could lose birth control benefits they now receive at no cost.
Of the 20 items on the special session's agenda, nine bills passed, including two restricting abortion access in Texas, which have been signed into law.