Empowering individuals to manage their health care depends on their ability to obtain, process, and understand health care information, a skill known as health literacy. Regrettably, many Texans lack the knowledge required to effectively manage their health and prevent disease.
Summary of the legislative outcomes resulting from the 86th Texas Legislative Session.
A new State of Texas Children report from Every Texan provides data and policy solutions to state leaders on the state of Texas children.
Testimony submitted to the House Committee on Human Services on HB 1571: Relating to the reimbursement under Medicaid of
local educational agencies for the provision of health care services to students.
Testimony submitted to the House Ways & Means Committee on HB 300: Relating to an exemption from sales and use taxes for certain family care items
Testimony submitted to the House Select Committee on Health Care Reform on HB 12: Relating to the duration of services provided under Medicaid to women following a pregnancy.
Testimony submitted to the House Select Committee on Human Services on HB 1287: Relating to annually adjusting for inflation
the maximum amount of a motor vehicle excluded in determining eligibility for the supplemental nutrition assistance program.
Testimony submitted to the House Select Committee on Health Care Reform on HB 1599: Relating to implementation of an
express lane option for determining eligibility and enrolling certain individuals in Medicaid or the child health plan program.
Evaluation guide for report by THIN on Food Bank – Healthcare Partnerships in Texas.
Report from THIN on Food Bank and Healthcare Partnerships in Texas