Report: Texas Ranks Last In U.S. In Health Care Access And Affordability

Houston Public Media
By Alvaro “Al” Ortiz
June 12, 2019

The 2019 edition of a report on health care by The Commonwealth Fund ranks Texas last in access and affordability. One of the authors of the report told Houston Matters Wednesday that the fact Texas hasn’t expanded Medicaid eligibility is a crucial factor to explain the poor ranking.

The Commonwealth Fund is a private foundation that focuses on promoting high-performing health care systems. The report includes data from all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Continue reading…