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March 12 Advocacy Day Flyer

We are excited to announce that registration is officially open for our Coverage Expansion Advocacy Day. We will meet at the state Capitol at 10:00 am on March 12 and finish at 3:30 pm. The goal of the day will be to bring a public, statewide voice to the Capitol regarding the need to close [...]

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This Sunday, February 15 is the deadline to sign up for health care coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). More than 80 percent of Texans with insurance through the ACA receive financial assistance to make it more affordable! You can visit healthcare.gov or call 1-800-318-2596 to sign up, or you can get one-on-one help [...]

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This commentary originally appeared in the Austin American-Statesman. A lot of Texans know a good thing when they see it. With less than two weeks to go until the Feb. 15 deadline, 1 million already have chosen a health care plan under the Affordable Care Act. Many Texans who have signed up are grateful for [...]

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With just days left until the end of open enrollment in the Health Insurance Marketplace, Texas still has a long way to go to get eligible Texans enrolled in affordable health coverage. According to a report by the Kaiser Family Foundation, at the end of the 2014 open enrollment period only 24 percent of potential [...]

CHIP Coalition flyer

You are invited to join the Texas CHIP Coalition for a presentation and Q&A session on its 2015 Legislative Principles! Please come enjoy Tiff’s cookies, Starbucks coffee and a few healthy treats, too…… When: Friday, January 23, 2015 Refreshments at 12:45 p.m.; Program 1:00-3:15 p.m. Where: Legislative Conference Center (E 2.002) Who: All Legislative Staff! [...]

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We are entering the homestretch of the 2015 open enrollment period for the Health Insurance Marketplace under the Affordable Care Act, and it’s time for that final kick to get us over the finish line. Last year’s open enrollment in Texas saw a huge spike in enrollment in the final month, so there is still [...]

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As the 2015 legislative session gets going, one of the most important questions facing state leaders is whether they will expand Medicaid or develop an alternative Texas plan to accept the state’s share of new federal health  care funding and close the Coverage Gap for workers with no insurance options. Governor Abbott hasn’t abandoned his [...]

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January update: The Corpus Christi Caller-Times, Longview News-Journal, and Waco Tribune have now called for a solution as well. In just the last few weeks, there’s been a flood of editorials calling on state leaders to accept our share of new Medicaid funding to close the coverage gap.  Over a million Texans don’t get insurance at work and don’t [...]

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We told you in a recent post that over half of Americans without health coverage don’t know there is financial help available (discounted premiums, deductibles, co-pays)—even though nearly 9 in 10 enrollees last year got that help! Getting the word out can be tough. Many Texans are eligible for financial help, but a large number [...]

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We’re down to the wire if you need new health insurance to start on January 1, 2015. Today, December 15, is the final day to enroll if you need insurance coverage to start at the beginning of the year. If you are not ready to sign up today, you still have until February 15 to [...]

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