Implementing an increase to the base wage of community attendants reimbursed through Medicaid will reduce the shortage of workers, address unmet needs of low-income Texans with disabilities, and generate savings and revenue to
This policy brief offers a strategic framework as a starting point for collaborative efforts among the major stakeholders in the oral health care delivery system in Texas.
As the executive director at the Coalition of Texans with Disabilities (CTD), I interact with many people with disabilities. Poor oral health is endemic and obvious, particularly among adults with
As you have likely heard by now, Texas will be refiling with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) a request to extend the uncompensated care pool part of
Austin—Senator Lois W. Kolkhorst and Representative Joseph Deshotel recently filed bills, SB 1152 and HB 3145, in their respective chambers relating to Medicaid reimbursement for dental services provided to certain