Tag Archives: Medicaid

The forgotten Medicaid recipients

July 1, 2017
Roshaunda Jones was standing in line at the bank a few weeks ago, trying to ignore what she was hearing.

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 Legislators Largely Fail to Reverse Kids’ Therapy Cuts, Have One More Chance to Make Improvements

This week, state policymakers are making multiple decisions that influence whether Texas children with disabilities and developmental delays will be

Therapists for Disabled Children Fight Yet Another Round of Medicaid Cuts

Acute therapy providers for disabled kids just can’t catch a break — and neither can the kids’ parents, who for

Legislature at risk of letting down Texas kids

May 18, 2017
The current Texas legislative session started with high hopes for what our state lawmakers could achieve for kids. The Houston

The Drakes: Texas Senate is not keeping its promise

May 17, 2017
From the very start of her life, our daughter Sully faced obstacles that not every child has to endure. Sully

The Children of Medicaid

April 6, 2017
I’ve been continually surprised by how many people think Medicaid is just for poor families on welfare. Those of us
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