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Texas officials seek deeper cuts to therapy for disabled children, despite House plan

April 6, 2017
Texas health officials want yet deeper pay cuts for therapists who care for poor and disabled children, a plan that

Unlike the Senate budget, House aims to partly restore Medicaid therapy funding for children

April 5, 2017
Noah Zavala was born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, has battled through two open heart surgeries and will need a

Rubin, Bresette: Health care bill in Congress is a threat to Texas kids

March 22, 2017
March 21, 2017 A few weeks ago, a burly police detective in a coat and tie sat at a wooden

Texas braces For Medicaid Cuts Under GOP Health Plan

March 17, 2017
Many in Texas are keeping a close eye on the Republican bid to replace the Affordable Care Act. One of

Medicaid in Texas Could Be Facing Cuts from Both Federal and State Lawmakers

March 7, 2017
Medicaid in Texas is facing possible cuts from both the state and federal governments. According to health care advocates, the

Texas house proposes using $1.4B from Rainy Day Fund

March 3, 2017
The chief budget writer in the Texas House on Friday proposed using $1.4 billion from the state’s savings account to

KIDS’ ADVOCATES PUSH TO RESTORE TEXAS MEDICAID FUNDS

February 28, 2017
AUSTIN – Budget cuts to the Texas Medicaid program have left many of the state’s poorest children with little or

The Source: How Will State Budget Cuts Affect Therapy Providers For Disabled Children?

February 27, 2017
A $350 million budget cut approved by state lawmakers went into effect in December, affecting an estimated 60,000 special needs

Budget cuts hinder children with disabilities

February 15, 2017
Disabled children and their families shouldn’t have to jump through hoops for any type of state-funded care. These kids need

Severely disabled kids’ lives at risk, parents say, as Texas enacts Medicaid cost-savings plan

February 13, 2017
AUSTIN — Amy Pratt drove her severely disabled son, Quinten, four-plus hours to Children’s Medical Center Dallas only to learn
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