Texas Senate Press Conference on CMS’ Informational Bulletin
AUSTIN — A bipartisan group of state senators, led by Senator Bryan Hughes and Senator Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa, stood with faith leaders, including Bishop Dixon of the Saving Hospitals Saves Lives Coalition, at the Texas Capitol Wednesday, June 7, 2023, to push back on looming changes to Medicaid that could strip almost $9 billion out of the system and leave hundreds of thousands more Texans uninsured.
Multi Associate Letter to Biden
Dear President Biden, Director Rice, & Secretary Becerra:
On behalf of the hospitals, health systems, and health care providers we collectively represent, our associations urge the Biden Administration to direct the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to restore desperately needed funds to the Texas Medicaid program. Click here to read more.
11 Texas Congressional Democrats Ask HHS and CMS to Restore Texas’ Hospital Safety Net
AUSTIN – Eleven Texas Congressional Democrats today asked the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service (HHS) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to quickly restore funding to Texas’ hospital safety net. Click here to read more.
Texas Democratic Delegation Letter
Dear Secretary Becerra, Administrator Brooks-LaSure, Deputy Administrator Tsai, and Deputy Director Costello:
Thank you for your tireless work to ensure the health and well-being of all Americans, particularly in the face of the ongoing COVID-19 public health emergency. On behalf of our Texas constituents, we are grateful for your efforts. Click here to read more.
ICYMI: Restore funding of Medicaid Directed Payment Programs: El Paso delegation
EL PASO – In case you missed it, the El Paso delegation wrote an op-ed in the El Paso Times last week highlighting the need for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) to immediately restore funding of Texas’ Directed Payment Programs. Click here to read more.