4 Things You Didn’t Know About Texas Medicaid

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By: TAHP | Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Here’s the deal: Texas Medicaid managed care covers 4 million Texans with the tailored coverage, care coordination, and access to services they need.

1️⃣ 1 big thing: Over the past 20 years, Texas has called on managed care companies to transform an outdated Medicaid system into a modern, patient-centered health insurance program that produces billions in savings for taxpayers.

2️⃣ Impressive Results: Managed care has saved taxpayers over $5 billion through smart spending that improves patient outcomes, including:

  • A 67% reduction in hospital visits for childhood asthma.
  • Cut hospital stays in half for adults with complex diabetes.
  • Dropped preventable ER visits by 16%.

3️⃣ Texans Care: Texans value Medicaid! In fact, over 95% of Texans believe it is important to have a strong, sustainable medicaid program.

4️⃣ Coverage you can count on: Medicaid coverage helps provide for everything from routine checkups and screening for behavioral health to heart surgeries, home health, and at-home nursing care.

The bottom-line: Texas Medicaid managed care goes beyond the doctor’s office and into our communities with tailored support for diverse and complex needs.

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