News

Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops Believes the Texas Safety Net to be in “Grave” Danger

“We are aware that your health care platform objected to adopting the Medicaid Fiscal Accountability Regulation (MFAR) that threatened the viability of the safety net. The policy your administration currently is citing as the reason for withholding these critical Medicaid funds, however, reportedly is rooted in that same proposal. We believe that danger to our … Read More

Delayed Approval of Texas DPPs Concerns Congressman Marc Veasey

The approval of new DPPs and the successful renewal of existing waivers are critical to sustaining access to health care services and lowering health inequalities for Medicaid enrolled and uninsured people across the state. As a result, I’m concerned about the continued delays in issuing waiver renewals and DPPs.” Click here to read more.Read More

Dallas County Judge Clay Lewis Jenkins Expresses Support for LPPFs

“Dallas County has administered such an assessment, known as a Local Provider Participation Fund – since 2018. The local assessment along with Parkland’s intergovernmental transfers are essential to funding the non-federal share of the Medicaid payment programs that ensure the solvency and sustainability of the Medicaid providers in our community.” Click here to read more.Read More