Texas

The American Health Care Act, which proposes to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), would dismantle the Prevention and Public Health Fund (PPHF). States received over $625 million from the PPHF in fiscal year 2016,[i] and stand to lose more than $3 billion over five years if it is repealed.[ii] The bill would […]

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  • Publications

    NASHP recently brought together a group of state and federal policy leaders to discuss the Medicare-Medicaid Financial Alignment Initiative, D-SNP health plans, and other programs and resources aimed at aligning health care payment and delivery to improve care for dual eligibles. See a report from the meeting and sign up for a webinar on state […]

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  • State Health Policy Blog

    High-profile diseases such as Ebola and Zika grab headlines, but state health policymakers know that emergency preparedness begins long before the first news stories—or symptoms—appear. Preparedness and response often includes cross-sector work that addresses the intersections between public health infectious disease strategy and state Medicaid and emergency management policies. At the nexus of federal policy […]

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  • In Texas:   As of July 1, 2011, there were 3,943,189 beneficiaries enrolled in Texas’s Medicaid program. Of these, 2,786,985 were enrolled in managed care. Texas has multiple comprehensive Medicaid managed care programs. Its STAR program is mandatory for Medicaid-enrolled children in managed care service areas and covers physical, behavioral, and oral health services. A […]

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    December 5, 2013 | Filed under: Texas
  • 2014 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Texas 2012 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Texas 2010 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Texas 2008 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Texas Additional States’ CHIP Fact Sheets… Adobe Acrobat .PDF printable versions of the Texas NASHP CHIP Fact Sheets Key Highlights: Program Type: Texas operates a separate CHIP program, […]

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    December 6, 2012 | Filed under: Texas
  • In July 2011, the governor of Texas signed SB 7, an omnibus bill containing numerous provisions relating to the administration, quality, and efficiency of health care, health and human services, and health benefits programs in Texas.   The legislation allows the Texas Department of Insurance to certify health care collaboratives (HCCs), new entities composed of […]

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    August 21, 2012 | Filed under: Texas
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    April 5, 2010 | Filed under: Texas