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Texas federal court rules against ACA coverage mandate for HIV prevention drug 

| Sep 8, 2022 | Texas

US District Judge Reed O’Connor ruled on Wednesday that requirements to cover HIV prevention drugs under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) violated religious freedom.      The ruling out of Fort Worth sided with a group of conservative Christians who filed a class action lawsuit in 2020 against the federal...[ Read More ]

Texas Health named Best Workplace in Healthcare

| Sep 7, 2022 | Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas — For the eighth year in a row, Texas Health Resources has placed No. 1 on Fortune's list of Best Workplaces in Health Care. “We are proud to be recognized during our 25th anniversary year for having built an organization where our team members can do their best work,”...[ Read More ]

Detailed Agenda for the 2022 North Texas State of Reform Health Policy Conference is now available!

| Sep 6, 2022 | Texas

The Detailed Agenda for our 2022 North Texas State of Reform Health Policy Conference is now available!     Through our extensive stakeholder engagement process, we have put together many exciting panels that will cover the most important topics in Texas health policy.  Join us as we hear from experts...[ Read More ]

City of San Antonio to invest $26 million in COVID-19 relief funds to provide access to mental health care for the community

| Sep 6, 2022 | Texas

SAN ANTONIO (September 1, 2022) – Better access to mental health services will be coming to San Antonio through a $26 million Mental Health Plan. The services and plan are funded from the City’s American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLFRF). “People of all ages have...[ Read More ]

DSHS: COVID-19 boosters available in Texas next week

| Sep 2, 2022 | Texas

Following Thursday’s vote by the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) to recommend the updated FDA-approved COVID-19 booster shots for use, the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) announced doses would become available statewide next week.      Initial shipments of the 900,000 booster dose allocation for Texas...[ Read More ]

Texas records nation’s first potential death from monkeypox

| Aug 30, 2022 | Texas

The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) reported Tuesday that an adult resident of Harris County died after being diagnosed with MPV or monkeypox virus. The case is under investigation to determine if monkeypox was the cause. DSHS said the patient was “severely immunocompromised” and maintains that infection for...[ Read More ]