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HHSC reviews state Medicaid and CHIP programs

Marjie High | Oct 11, 2018 | Texas

Providence upgrades its DC brand presence

DJ Wilson | Oct 11, 2018 | Alaska, California, Oregon, Texas, Washington

What They're Watching: Dr. Carrie de More, Code 3 Emergency Partners

Marjie High | Oct 10, 2018 | Texas

Dr. Carrie de Moor is the CEO of Code 3 Emergency Partners. Based in Frisco, TX,  Code 3 owns and operates Freestanding Emergency Rooms and Urgent Care facilities in 7 locations around the state. She joins us in this edition of "What They're Watching" to discuss holding insurance companies accountable. "What...[ Read More ]

Baylor Scott & White Health, Memorial Hermann Health System sign letter of intent to create new combined health system

| Oct 2, 2018 | Texas

This press release was provided by Baylor Scott & White Health/Memorial Hermann Health System.  The boards of Baylor Scott & White Health and Memorial Hermann Health System have signed a letter of intent to merge into a combined system to further strengthen communities, advance the health of Texans and transform...[ Read More ]

5 Things Texas: Sen. Charles Schwertner, HHSC LAR, Congressional Dems

| Sep 14, 2018 | Texas

With September 11th this week, it's worth taking a bit of time to review these photos from 9/11 now housed at the George W. Bush Presidential Library. If you have more time, check out ESPN's short documentary "First Pitch" about President Bush taking the mound at Yankee Stadium in the post-9/11...[ Read More ]

HHSC releases its 2020-2021 budget request language

DJ Wilson | Sep 12, 2018 | Texas

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission released its legislative appropriations request for the 2020-2021 fiscal years.  The baseline request is $77.3 billion in All Funds, an amount that is $200m lower than the previously approved biennial budget.  Of this, $30.2 billion is from the general fund, an amount that...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Senator Charles Schwertner

Emily Boerger | Sep 11, 2018 | Texas

Dr. Charles Schwertner is the Chair of the Senate Committee on Health & Human Services. He joins us in this edition of "What They're Watching" to discuss community based solutions for Child Protective Services challenges. "I’m focused on those populations that are the most vulnerable, children in our CPS system...[ Read More ]

City of Austin will appeal paid sick leave court ruling

Emily Boerger | Sep 7, 2018 | Texas

The City of Austin has announced plans to appeal a recent state court decision to put the city's paid sick leave ordinance on hold. In February, the Austin City Council approved the paid leave ordinance on a 9-2 vote. The ordinance requires all private businesses to provide employees with 64 hours...[ Read More ]