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Michael Goldberg | Jan 9, 2020 | Texas

Sendero changes its relationship to the federal risk adjustment pool

Michael Goldberg | Dec 23, 2019 | Texas

The federal government’s risk adjustment pool was once a source of financial strain on Sendero Health Plans. But after a strategic change of course this year, the same pool of federal funds became a source of revitalization for the nonprofit insurer.  The federal risk adjustment pool is a cost-sharing program...[ Read More ]

Texas Legislature creates new House Select Committee on Statewide Health Care Costs

Emily Boerger | Dec 13, 2019 | Texas

On Tuesday, Speaker of the House Dennis Bonnen signed a proclamation creating the House Select Committee on Statewide Health Care Costs in the Texas Legislature. The creation of the select committee comes after Bonnen recently released his interim committee charges, where he stated he would create several select committees to...[ Read More ]

5 Things Texas: Primaries, Samoa, Topical Agenda

| Dec 5, 2019 | Texas

Tomorrow, our "Early Bird" rates expire for our upcoming 2020 Texas State of Reform Health Policy Conference on Feb. 4th. Prices will go up over the weekend. So, if you already know you want to join about 400 of your closest friends in Texas health care in Austin, we'd love to...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Debra Patt, MD, Texas Oncology

Emily Boerger | Dec 4, 2019 | Texas

Debra Patt, MD, is a Vice President for Texas Oncology, where she directs public policy, academic affairs, and strategic initiatives for the practice. Patt is a practicing oncologist and an active leader in breast cancer research. She joins us in this edition of "What They're Watching" to discuss caring for...[ Read More ]

Texas Breaks Ground on Construction at Rusk State Hospital

| Nov 13, 2019 | Texas

Texas Health and Human Services Executive Commissioner Dr. Courtney N. Phillips, along with state and local officials, today broke ground on a $200 million construction project at Rusk State Hospital. “Every day we care for the most vulnerable Texans and this new facility will provide an even more supportive environment...[ Read More ]

TMC survey shows physician shortage not as bad as previously predicted

Emily Viles | Nov 13, 2019 | Texas

The Texas Medical Center recently released their 2019 national survey from physicians and consumers. The survey provides insight into the public’s attitude about a number of hot button issues in health care.  The most recent survey, now in its 5th year, focuses on topics like the cost of health care,...[ Read More ]

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