Health Care Law
Texas Senator Ted Cruz says he is signing up his family for health care coverage through the Affordable Care Act – a law the Republican presidential candidate has vowed to repeal should he win the White House.
Only 14,000 residents of Texas have successfully enrolled so far. Texas has approximately six million uninsured legal residents.
Add one more delay to the list for the rollout of President Barack Obama’s health care law. This time, it’s a postponement of the launch of online enrollment tools in Spanish.
Until now, the Medicaid debate has been about budgets and states’ rights. But a statistical study found a 6 percent drop in the adult death rate in three states that have recently expanded coverage for low-income residents along the general lines of the federal health care law.
The East Texas Congressman appears to be referring to debunked internet rumors.