Health care

Gov. Abbott Calls Out Obama Admin For Shorting Texas VetsBecause of the high concentration of Veterans in the region, Abbott told South Texas Veterans that State and Federal parties need to work together to get a VA Hospital Built.
How The Affordable Healthcare Act Affects Tax FilingLearn how the Affordable Healthcare Act, and whether or not you have insurance, will impact the way you do taxes this year.
Uninsured Rate Hit New Low In 2014The share of Americans without health insurance dropped to its lowest level in seven years in 2014 as President Barack Obama's overhaul took full effect, according to an extensive survey released Tuesday.
Job Growth Continues To Surge In The Dallas-Fort Worth AreaAccording to the latest figures, released Jan. 2015, from Bureau of Labor Statistics, the nation ended the year with 252,000 jobs added in December 2014; this is the best growth since 1999.
Could Texas Win Block Medicaid Grant From Feds?The White House's signature health care law is loathed by Texas' political leadership, and the idea of expanding Medicaid likely remains a non-starter when the Legislature reconvenes this month.
Hispanics Targeted In 2nd Year Of Health OverhaulFrom grocery stores to music radio stations, there are some atypical approaches to selling health insurance policies playing out across the country since the second round of enrollment under the Affordable Care Act opened.
Data Discrepancies In Health Care Signups Jeopardize Coverage A government document provided to The Associated Press says more than 2 million people who got health insurance under President Barack Obama's law have data discrepancies that could jeopardize coverage for some.
Obama: Any Misconduct At VA Will Be PunishedPresident Barack Obama declared Wednesday that allegations of misconduct at VA hospitals are "dishonorable" and will be not be tolerated by his administration.
Texas Health Care Enrollment Exceeds ForecastMore than 733,000 Texans have registered for health insurance through the federal marketplace, far exceeding earlier projections for the state.
Hispanics Being Left Behind In Health Care Overhaul Hispanics account for about one-third of the nation's uninsured, but they seem to be staying on the sidelines as the White House races to meet a goal of 6 million sign-ups by March 31.
Texas Makes Final Push For Insurance Enrollment Texas stands out among the nation's four most populous states for lagging behind on signups for healthcare insurance. California, New York and Florida have signed up far more people.
Late Health Care Push To Focus On Large Texas Cities The federal government is targeting Dallas and Houston among 25 large metro areas nationwide to push health care signups before the end of the open enrollment period.