Tag Archives: Medicaid

Viewpoints: Texas needs to help — not pick on — children with disabilities

November 10, 2017
Picking on the most vulnerable is not the Texas way. Yet, it is exactly what state lawmakers do each time

Budget Cuts Keep Texas Kids with Disabilities from Getting Therapy

October 19, 2017
TYLER, Texas – Funding cuts are forcing thousands of Texas children with disabilities and developmental delays to lose access to

Kids with disabilities need therapy but the state cut the funding

September 19, 2017
Jenny remembers the joy of bringing her newborn son, Paxton, home from the hospital – and vividly remembers six months

As Lege Fails to Restore Disabled Kids’ Medicaid Funding, a Child Loses Therapy

August 17, 2017
When the insurance decided to cut off two-year-old Lillian Hinojosa’s speech therapy, her parents, Carlos and Maggie, were puzzled. Their

Parents of disabled kids despair of seeing state cuts for therapy services restored

August 16, 2017
AUSTIN — Nine-year-old Aidan Mehta stretches his arm into the air, raising it above the back of his medical stroller,

Advocates for disabled children hope for last-minute reprieve on therapy cuts

August 15, 2017
Margaretta Zuniga tries to keep upbeat about her role as a full-time single mother to two daughters who can’t walk,

House OKs reversing cuts to disabled children’s therapy services

August 4, 2017
Editor’s note: This story has been updated to note that House Bill 25 received final approval in the Texas House.

House committee advances plan to restore some Medicaid funding

July 27, 2017
AUSTIN, Texas — Parents of kids affected by Medicaid therapy rate cuts are holding out hope state lawmakers will step

Austin family taking fight for Medicaid funds to Capitol Hill

July 10, 2017
AUSTIN (KXAN) — One Austin family is taking their story to Capitol Hill to urge Congress to protect — not cut

Medicaid cuts devastating Texas families

Last December, when the state’s Health and Human Services Commission(HHSC) implemented a staggering $350 million cut to Medicaid reimbursements for much
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