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.
Two state facilities face June deadlines to reform hazardous conditions or lose millions of dollars in Medicaid money.
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.
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.
After approving a measure that would allow talks to expand Medicaid to the working poor, Texas Republicans have reversed themselves.
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.
A new Gallup poll reports that Texas has the highest percentage of people ever recorded without health insurance at 28.8 percent.
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.