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
Efforts to align public health, health care, and social service sectors hold great promise for achieving health equity. However, there remains little knowledge and evidence of what works for aligning
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.
The most recent evidence base suggests significant Medicaid cost savings associated with dental benefits for adults with disabilities.
With a health equity lens, through this brief, we seek to identify and uncover the impact of COVID-19 on the oral health needs, capacity, and infrastructure in Texas, highlight best-practices, and
The psychological and social effects of COVID-19 have emerged as a challenge to be met with as much tenacity as the disease itself. This issue brief describes the impact of COVID-19 on
The COVID-19 pandemic has unveiled deep and persistent racial inequities in opportunity and health across Texas and the United States. Hispanic and Black residents, in particular, are facing a disproportionate burden of