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DOJ Investigating Providence St. Joseph’s Swedish Health Services

Emily Boerger | Sep 5, 2019 | Alaska, California, Oregon, Texas

Report ranks Texas hospitals by specialty, region

Emily Viles | Sep 3, 2019 | Texas

Over 115 organizations coming to State of Reform in Dallas!

Laura Lundberg | Sep 3, 2019 | Texas

We are now just one week out from our 2019 North Texas State of Reform Health Policy Conference in Dallas on September 12th. We're looking forward to hosting about 300 of Texas's most important health care executives and health policy leaders at the Irving Convention Center. To give you a...[ Read More ]

UNT Health Science Center receives grant to improve care for older adults

| Aug 29, 2019 | Texas

UNT Health Science Center and its community partners are expanding their efforts to improve health care for older adults with the support of a $3.75 million federal grant. The Health Resources and Services Administration funding will address the growing needs of older adults through UNTHSC's geriatric training program, Workforce Enhancement...[ Read More ]

Vaping related illnesses in several states may spark additional legislative change

Emily Viles | Aug 29, 2019 | California, Texas, Utah

Several states are now looking into lung-related illnesses possibly linked to electronic cigarette use. Utah, Texas and California are among those states investigating vaping-related illness following a number of cases.  State-level investigations come less than a week after the CDC identified a cluster of lung illnesses related to electronic cigarette...[ Read More ]

New Amerigroup Texas Medicaid Benefit Allows Consumers to Access Healthcare via Telehealth at No Cost

| Aug 21, 2019 | Texas

Amerigroup Texas is now offering Medicaid consumers the option to access medical and behavioral healthcare providers through telehealth visits at no cost. On Aug. 1, Amerigroup Texas launched a new Medicaid benefit that allows eligible consumers to log into LiveHealth Online through a smartphone, tablet or computer that has a...[ Read More ]

New reporting shows 9 millions Texans still vulnerable to surprise medical bills

Emily Viles | Aug 20, 2019 | Texas

Reporting from The Dallas Morning News states that despite the Texas legislature's attempt to resolve surprise medical bills in the state, a number of Texans are still vulnerable.  Senate bill 1264 passed this session, and was signed into law this summer. The law works to protect Texans from the high...[ Read More ]

Center For Population Health And Aging Lands Redefining American Healthcare Award

, | Aug 16, 2019 | Texas

The Healthcare Leadership Council (HLC) honored the Texas A&M Center for Population Health and Aging with the Redefining American Healthcare Award on Aug. 13, 2019. The center, created in 2017, focuses on strategies that will strengthen linkages and coordination between community and clinical care options. In order to successfully improve the population health of the surrounding community,...[ Read More ]

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