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Urgent need to expand Texas long term care workforce to meet the growing demand for care will be severely undermined by the fact Texas' Medicaid rates rank 49th in the nation.Commenting on yesterday's release of the Institute of Medicine's (IOM) new report, "Retooling for an Aging America: Building the Health Care Workforce," the Texas Health Care Association (THCA) said the urgent need to expand the state's long term care workforce to meet the growing demand for care will be severely undermined by the fact Texas' Medicaid rates rank 49th in the nation, and cannot support the investment in
Texas plan to provide health coverage to about 482,000 uninsured parents whose children are enrolled in Medicaid or SCHIP will not begin this fall as planned.
Texas Health and Human Services Commission submitted a plan that would redistribute Medicaid funds for safety-net hospitals to help low-income residents purchase health insurance.
More than 850,000 of Texas' 1.5 million uninsured children are eligible for SCHIP or Medicaid but are not enrolled in the programs.
A new era in health insurance dawned today in Texas, promising affordable individual health insurance for the estimated three million uninsured young, healthy adults in the state.
There will be new requirements for children's health insurance in Texas, passed by the House and signed by the Texas governor. Implementation of New CHIP Requirements.
The Dallas Morning News examined how Texas is "the state with the nation's highest rate of uninsured".