Federal regulators say they’re denying Texas $75 million in funding for a new health care program because the state violated program rules by allowing private hospitals to receive federal dollars.
Officials estimate the Texas Medicaid caseload could soon increase by more than 600,000 cases, despite the state’s decision not to expand the program under new federal health care law.
A legislative committee is examining market-based alternatives to providing low-income Texans with health care since the state has rejected the expansion of Medicaid under the federal Affordable Care Act.
A federal audit says a Texas state agency is responsible for hundreds of millions of Medicaid dollars potentially misspent on unnecessary dental and orthodontic procedures.
More than 733,000 Texans have registered for health insurance through the federal marketplace, far exceeding earlier projections for the state.
For children, those younger than 19, dental care is a pediatric service that must be covered as an essential benefit.
A Dallas nursing home has lost its Medicare and Medicaid license and is being forced to move dozens of residents to new locations.
Some immediate fixes can address problems that are becoming evident as provisions of the new law take effect.
Amid all of the controversy surrounding the troubled roll-out of the Affordable Care Act, President Obama will meet Wednesday with North Texas volunteers to thank them for helping to spread the word about the healthcare reform law.
The state attorney general’s office has recovered millions of dollars from a drug maker in a case of Medicaid fraud.
Dallas County spends $650 million a year on healthcare. That is taxpayer money to care for uninsured patients who go to Parkland Hospital. And taxpayers will still pay for that care — even when the Affordable Care Act takes effect.
The partial government shutdown affects a number of agencies and services here in DFW.