U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius visits Dallas on Friday to promote community-based efforts to sign Texans up for health insurance.
The government’s revamped health care website was put to its biggest test yet as a record-breaking surge of Americans rushed to beat Tuesday’s extended deadline for signing up for coverage.
Day after day, Adonias Arevalo tried to calm his parents’ nerves. Like many other immigrants, they worried personal information on their son’s application for government-subsidized health insurance could draw the attention of immigration authorities.
About 14,000 Texans enrolled for health insurance in October and November on the embattled federal online exchange, nearly five times more than successfully navigated the site during its rocky opening month.
The nation’s largest freight rail carriers announced Wednesday they will provide health care benefits to the same-sex spouses of their employees, one day after legally married, gay engineers filed a federal lawsuit in Seattle.
Fewer than 3,000 Texans managed to enroll for health insurance last month on the problem-plagued federal online exchange that’s a centerpiece of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.
According to the Children’s Medical Center annual snapshot of local children’s health, “Beyond ABC: Assessing Children’s Health in Dallas County,” nearly a third of the children in Dallas County live in poverty.
Two North Texas offices of the Urban League of Greater Dallas are at the center of a national controversy. One person has already lost her job. She was let go after the release of what many are calling an embarrassing video.
A billboard is set to appear in Dallas that is sure to stir some controversy. The upcoming ad makes mention of Obamacare, but probably not in the way that many would expect.
The rollout of the Affordable Care Act did not go as planned. But on Wednesday, President Barack Obama will be in Dallas to thank the volunteers who have been educating the uninsured.
Texas’ senior U.S. Senator John Cornyn emphasized Republican unity after a bruising fight within the party during the recent budget battle on Capitol Hill saying ‘Republicans are stronger when we are unified.’
To help people apply and determine if they are eligible for coverage, Parkland’s certified application counselors are walking people through the process from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday.