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What it Means to be in College Without Access to Healthcare

What it Means to be in College Without Access to Healthcare By Perdita Henry During the 86th Texas Legislative Session, auto enrollment was a regular topic surrounding the discussion of improving women’s healthcare. Several bills proposed common-sense solutions to improve continuity of care for women utilizing publicly funded healthcare programs – like Children’s Medicaid –…

Money, Money, Money, Money, Mooonnney

Money, Money, Money, Money, Mooonnney By Leah Gonzalez As the final day of Texas’ 86th Legislative Session approaches, the House and Senate continue to work toward developing and reconciling the state budget for the next two years. Ahead of the Session, The Texas Tribune reported that, “Texas Comptroller, Glenn Hegar, offered a cautiously optimistic outlook…

TWHC supports continuity of care improvement at the Texas Capitol

TWHC supports Continuity of Care Improvement at the Texas Capitol By Perdita Henry As bills continue to make their way through committees, TWHC continues to provide written and oral testimony. In the past few weeks, we shared our support of House Bill 937 with the House Committee on Insurance, HB 744 with the House Committee…

TWHC testifies before Texas Senate and House on Article II

TWHC testifies before Texas Senate and House on Article II By Perdita Henry It’s been a busy few weeks at TWHC as things continue to pick up at the Capitol. Just a few weeks after Committee assignments were made public, the Senate Finance Committee and the House Appropriations Committee gave stakeholders their first opportunities to…