This edition of “5 Things We’re Watching” in Texas includes coverage of HHSC’s work to prepare for Medicaid redeterminations, an update on the Texas Medical Association’s ongoing litigation against the federal government over how to resolve disputed medical claims, and a conversation with Texas Association of Health Plans’ Jamie Dudensing about the top-of-mind priorities for … Read more

This week’s newsletter features some of the highlights from our recent 2021 North Texas State of Reform Health Policy Conference. From this year’s prolonged legislative activity to the uncertain future of the state’s safety net, needless to say there’s a lot happening in the Texas health policy space. With so much to talk about, we … Read more

We were honored to have the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) Commissioner Cecile Young join us Thursday as the Morning Keynote at our 2021 North Texas State of Reform Health Policy Conference. Young spoke with State of Reform Host DJ Wilson about the future of Texas Medicaid, the state’s relationship with the federal … Read more

Texas Health and Human Services Executive Commissioner Cecile Erwin Young today announced key appointments to HHSC’s leadership team who will help guide the agency’s regulatory oversight of licensed facilities, manage the state’s 10 psychiatric hospitals and 13 state supported living centers, and provide strategic direction for policy and rule development. Leadership positions announced by Executive … Read more