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Texas Medicaid cuts leave special needs kids without therapy

June 28, 2017
Stacey English has modest desires for her 7-year-old daughter Addison: Be able to eat without gagging and move both her

Congress is eyeing big Medicaid cuts. Here’s why it matters to Texas families.

June 21, 2017
Despite years of sleepless nights, emergency room trips and long stares into the financial abyss, Kate Robinson-Howell and Bob Howell

Legislature opts to largely maintain cuts of therapy services for disabled children

May 26, 2017
In the latest showdown between the Texas House and Senate — this time over how much money to spend on speech,

Therapists, parents urge state officials to restore Medicaid money

May 24, 2017
Concerned about planned cuts in Medicaid therapy services for disabled children, throngs of parents and therapists pleaded on Wednesday with

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
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