Texas Department of Insurance
Fewer than 90,000 Texans bought health insurance in the new federally subsidized marketplace in the past month. But U.S. Department of Health and Human Services officials say some 295,000 Texans have bought insurance on the marketplace since October.
Federally funded “navigators” who help Texans get health insurance under the federal health care overhaul must obtain more training.
It was designed to provide a scare for fun, not scare someone to death. The Texas Giant roller coaster reopened at Six Flags in Arlington nearly two months after a woman was flung from it to her death.
The I-Team has learned there were questions about amusement ride safety, and how to monitor the industry, long before a woman died while riding the Texas Giant roller coaster on July 19.
She was shot in the line of duty and left paralyzed. Now, that Fort Worth officer claims the city is trying to take away her benefits. But city leaders say says she’s double-dipping, taking more of your tax dollars than she needs to.
The federal government may have to implement a major provision of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul in Texas since the state’s conservative leaders are steadfastly opposed to it. But one state agency has fulfilled parts of the law and said it’s prepared to move forward if the law is upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Tuesday’s tornadoes steered clear of Kirk Dinkins’ home in Ridglea, but he can relate to the battle some homeowners may now weather with insurance companies. “When they get their insurance claim, they shouldn’t accept it.”
A North Texas family is in a very expensive fight with their insurance company over the medical needs of their children.
Right now, Ricky and Sharon Free are paying $1,400 a month out-of-pocket, but the medicine was fully covered just three months ago.
Jessica Cummings says on her way into work one morning last May, she was shaken up. “I was shocked. I was so scared. I was crying.”