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March 24, 2023

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…

March 11, 2023

Texting Helps Medicaid Plans Provide Better Care

The Texas Association of Health Plans supports HB 2802 and SB 1127 to expand the of use texting in…

February 13, 2023

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 will receive a letter in the mail.

February 2, 2023

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…

January 30, 2023

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…

January 26, 2023

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.

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