• Welcome to our campaign for a well and healthy Texas! We are statewide, grassroots, and devoted to working with fellow Texans everywhere to deliver on a vision of health care for every child, family, and patient who needs it.


Despite exaggerated reports of its untimely death, Arkansas’ “Private Option” coverage expansion is alive, well, and in the black. In recent months several Republican-led states have taken steps to close their health insurance gaps and accept federal funds, Arkansas among them. Texans have closely watched our neighbor implement a unique coverage expansion plan, and there’s [...]

Harris County-fact-sheet

Do you know how many local jobs would be created in your county if Texas closed the health care Coverage Gap? It’s easy to find out with our new fact sheets for every county in Texas. With the support of Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, we’ve created customized fact sheets that outline the economic [...]

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Hours before the sun came up on Thursday, hundreds of Texans like Juanita were out of bed and on their way to the state Capitol. Thanks to her and all of you who came to the Capitol or took action online, the Legislature heard loud and clear that you want them to put politics aside [...]

Lynn Tile

Support Health Coverage for All Texans Lynn and a million other uninsured Texans will have the health care they need if YOU can help convince state leaders to accept the Medicaid expansion funds intended to cover them. Please join our Online Day of Action: On Email  Email your state legislators by visiting texaswellandhealthy.org/action. On Twitter [...]


Terry Needs Your Help – Today and March 12 Terry and a million other Texans need your support. They are small business owners, home health aides, and construction workers. They are college students, people between jobs, and Texans with disabilities. They don’t receive health insurance from their employers and don’t qualify for any health coverage [...]

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For Immediate Release March 2, 2015 Contact: Oliver Bernstein, Bernstein@cppp.org, 512-289-8618 Tiffany Hogue, thogue@organizetexas.org, 832-524-7045 Patrick Bresette, pbresette@childrensdefense.org, 512-925-8125 Austin – Today Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick and Senate Health and Human Services Committee Chairman Charles Schwertner announced that they are seeking from the federal government an exemption from current health care protections and permission to [...]

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 [...]

enrollment help

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 [...]


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 [...]

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