Medicaid Expansion Picks Up Bipartisan Support In The Texas House, But Hurdles Remain

Medicaid Expansion Picks Up Bipartisan Support In The Texas House, But Hurdles Remain

 

Medicaid expansion in Texas

“We exist, and we matter”

“It’s not like we’re going to go see a doctor every chance we get,” she said. “It’s just to have that card in your back pocket to go get a physical or see a doctor if there’s an emergency. It means a lot to people like us. We exist, and we matter, and we don’t deserve to be treated like trash on the bottom of someone’s feet.”

 

This article was written by  KAREN BROOKS HARPER of The Texas Tribune.  The Texas Tribune is a nonpartisan, nonprofit media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them – about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues.  This article originally appeared at: https://www.texastribune.org/2021/04/21/texas-medicaid-expansion/