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An Intensive Care Unit patient is comforted by her daughter. (credit: Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

Trustees Say Medicare Exhausted In 2026

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.

05/31/2013

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2 State Facilities May Lose Medicaid Money

Two state facilities face June deadlines to reform hazardous conditions or lose millions of dollars in Medicaid money.

05/29/2013

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North Texas Doctor Charged With Fraud

A North Texas physician who ran a now-closed hospital near Dallas has been indicted in a more than $1 million health care fraud investigation.

04/24/2013

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330,000 Texas Addicts Newly Eligible For Treatment

The Affordable Care Act will make more than 330,000 Texans eligible for addiction treatment next year, but the state’s treatment centers are already at 92 percent of capacity, according to federal statistics.

04/16/2013

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State House Rejects Medicaid Expansion

After approving a measure that would allow talks to expand Medicaid to the working poor, Texas Republicans have reversed themselves.

04/05/2013

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Perry, Cruz, Cornyn Join Forces On Medicaid

Texas’ top Republicans guns, Gov. Rick Perry and U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz and John Cornyn, are teaming up to again oppose expanding Medicaid services in their state.

04/01/2013

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Poll: Texas Sets Record For Uninsured Rate

A new Gallup poll reports that Texas has the highest percentage of people ever recorded without health insurance at 28.8 percent.

03/08/2013

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Protesters To Demand Medicaid Expansion

Thousands of protesters are expected to march on the Texas Capitol to demand that lawmakers expand Medicaid to include an additional 1.5 million poor people.

03/05/2013

Texas Governor Rick Perry during the State of the State Address on January 29, 2013. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Perry Standing Pat On Medicaid Expansion

If Gov. Rick Perry is feeling pressure to expand health care coverage to more than 1.5 million people under Medicaid, he sure isn’t showing it.

03/02/2013

Obamacare supporters celebrate the Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Health Act on June 28, 2012 in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

ObamaCare 101: Separating Fact From Fiction

What does ObamaCare mean for you? The more you understand, the better you’ll fare.

02/28/2013

Texas Gov. and Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry speaks during a forum on manufacturing. (credit: Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Perry Reiterates Opposition To Medicaid Expansion

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is reiterating in a visit to Washington that he won’t expand Medicaid services in his state.

02/22/2013

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Texas House Approves Closing Medicaid Deficit

The Texas House approved a supplemental spending bill to close a $4 billion budget deficit for Medicaid.

02/21/2013

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