Spoiler: No one knows what the final Senate bill will look like – not even those writing it.
During the Texas Legislature’s 85th regular session lawmakers produced bills aimed at improving mental health throughout the state.
As policymakers consider both health care and housing, that link suggests investing in these assistance programs could yield benefits on both fronts.
Colleen Bridger, the city’s new Metro Health director, wants to make the healthy choice the easy choice for San Antonio residents.
Each year, about 35,000 Texas women get pregnant before they turn 20. Dallas and San Antonio have teen pregnancy rates 50% and 40% above the national average.
Metro Health’s new director told City Council the agency’s strategic plan will continue to focus on preventing obesity and type 2 diabetes.
Uncertainty remains around what resources states may need and whether they will receive adequate federal support to combat Zika.
Among the president’s more questionable claims was his description of the House-passed health bill as “You’re going to have absolute coverage.”
While the bill covers preexisting conditions, it also gives states the authority to allow insurers a number of exemptions from the federal law.
My mother went through a process called “asset spend down” in order to qualify for Medicaid because even with Medicare, we couldn’t pay her healthcare bills.