• February 25, 2021

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Texans hit by COVID19 job loss have Health Insurance Options

AUSTIN – The combination of COVID-19 job loss and employer-provided health insurance is hitting Texas families hard, but many are eligible for health coverage under Medicaid if they sign up and meet income eligibility guidelines. Texas has the highest rate of uninsured residents and children in the nation, but state lawmakers nonetheless have declined to […]Read More

Report: Texas has highest rate of uninsured kids in nation

AUSTIN – Texas has the highest rate and number of children without health care insurance in the nation, according to a new report from the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families. Last year, some 873,000 Texas children lacked coverage, and more than 120,000 lost coverage between 2016 and 2018. Adriana Kohler, senior health policy associate […]Read More

Report: Numbers drop, but Texas still leads US in uninsured

More children in Texas and the nation have health coverage, according to a new report from the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families, but Texas leads the nation in the number of kids still without insurance. The report found the rate of uninsured children nationally dropped to a historic low of six percent in […]Read More