Health care reforms Medicaid expansion debate in Texas hurts some more than others

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The working poor in the state have the most to lose. The health care reforms in Texas are currently focused on the debate as to whether or not the state wants to choose to expand its Medicaid program, as it was given the choice by the Supreme Court’s decision regarding the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act. Many in the state earn too much for Medicaid but cannot afford medical insurance. It is individuals and families in that situation that are at the very heart of the health care reforms…

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Federal health care reforms rejected by Texas

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Governor Rick Perry announced his lack of intention to comply with key provisions of the law. Texas Governor Rick Perry has expressed that the state will not be implementing some of the primary elements of the health care reforms, which include the Medicaid program’s expansion and the formation of an insurance exchange. This means that the state with the largest number of uninsured residents will not be covered by the law. This announcement places Texas in the top position in terms of being the highest populated state that has refused…

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