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.
Texas ranks near the bottom in regards to spending per mental health patient.
After almost two years of oversight, federal officials say a Dallas hospital system is in substantial compliance with Medicare program requirements.
Several health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.
Eli Lilly & Co. says it will push ahead with a first-of-a-kind imaging chemical designed to help screen for Alzheimer’s disease, despite a negative ruling by Medicare officials.
The government says Medicare’s giant hospital trust will not be exhausted until 2026, while the date that Social Security will exhaust its trust fund is unchanged at 2033.