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Fri, March 24, 23
HB 2021 Would Drive Up the Cost of Employer Drug Coverage
March 21, 2023 Today, the House Insurance Committee will hear HB 2021 which would apply state regulation of prescription…
Mon, February 13, 23
Medicaid Monday: The Unwinding Has Begun
Beginning January 28, Texans enrolled in Medicaid started receiving notice from HHSC informing them of the Medicaid unwinding. The end of continuous Medicaid coverage means millions of Texans who have not had to reapply for Medicaid in the last three years will have to go through the process soon. Members who have not signed up for alerts on YourTexasBenefits.com will receive a letter in the mail.
Thu, February 2, 23
ACA sign-ups continue to surge in Texas
A record-breaking 16.3 million Americans enrolled in ACA plans for 2023. Florida had the highest number with 3.2 million and Texas…
Mon, January 30, 23
Medicaid Monday: Texting Options are Expanding
📲 State agencies and managed care organizations can now text Medicaid beneficiaries who provide their phone numbers anywhere on their…
Thu, January 26, 23
TAHP Supports Bills to Create More Affordable Health Coverage Options for Employers
This week, Sen. Drew Springer filed SB 605 which would give Texas employers the flexibility to select the best value in health insurance for their employees. It is the companion bill to HB 1001 by Rep. Giovanni Caprilione. Both bills would allow health plans to offer coverage that meets all the protections of insurance but is exempt from mandates that go beyond federal requirements.