Topic: Medicaid

What Politicians Should Keep in Mind with Hispanics

Oct. 28, 2015
Latino Voters

While on the campaign trail, Republicans, Democrats and tea party supporters alike will surely find the Hispanic demographic shift provides a compelling opportunity to address a critical facet of the debate on entitlement reform. Given that most groups share the same need for security and inevitably come together to depend on one another, intergenerational equity in transfer programs such as Medicare and Social Security are touchstones of the debate.

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Medicaid Does Not Have to be a Dirty Word in Texas

July 10, 2015
Medical Forms

Medicaid has been a hot-button political issue since it was enacted 50 years ago this month. Although public debate these days often focuses on the Affordable Care Act, the conversation must also discuss a cost-neutral Medicaid waiver called the 1915c Youth Empowerment Services (YES) Waiver.

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LBJ School to Host Conference on Medicare

April 25, 2008

Event: "LBJ Centennial Conference: Medicare: Past, Present, and Future," a conference on Medicare featuring keynote addresses by Peter Orszag and Mark B. McClellan, followed by a panel discussion with other policy makers and healthcare experts.

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Students help Austin residents into health programs

April 17, 2008
Nursing student Samantha Langford  conducts Medicaid screening in the library at Pickle Elementary School.

National Cover the Uninsured Week is April 27-May 3, and School of Nursing students have been working at several locations across Central Texas helping screen and enroll the uninsured into health programs such as Medicaid and CHIP.

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