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Written by Texas Tribune on Aug 28 2017 - 4:25pm
by Alana Rocha, The Texas Tribune For many Texans ravaged by the rain and winds Hurricane Harvey carried ashore this past weekend, filing an insurance claim for the damage their property sustained is probably the farthest thing from their minds right now. But waiting to submit a claim after Sept. 1 could cost them big.
Written by gsbaird on May 14 2015 - 9:51pm
House bill HB1638 never made it out of the Insurance Committee in the Texas House. It is dead, as it is too late for it to be considered before this legislative session ends. This bill was designed to help people who go to an emergency room and get a surprise "balance billing" -- some are thousands of dollars -- from doctors who are not in the patient's network. This problem is common, as many emergency room facilities use contract doctors, not direct employees.
Written by Clayton Price on Feb 4 2014 - 1:10pm
REPLAY VIDEO: Hundreds of people came to San Antonio College on Feb. 8 to attend EnrollSA, an Affordable Care Act enrollment and education event hosted by Univision 41 and many community organizations. Speakers at the event included Cecilia Muñoz, White House Director of Domestic Policy, San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro, U.S. Rep Joaquin Castro (D-20), U.S. Rep. Pete P. Gallego (D-23), Judge Nelson Wolff, Bexar County, and Monica Navarro, Univision 41.
Written by UT Health Scie… on Feb 3 2014 - 2:47pm
REPLAY VIDEO: Join us at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 11 for the live webcast of Medical Prices in the US: A Problem We Can't Ignore featuring New York Times Health Correspondent Dr. Elisabeth Rosenthal.
Written by gsbaird on Dec 27 2013 - 12:20pm
Young adults, based on recent polls, are unaware of the benefits they can obtain from the Health Insurance Marketplace, one of the major elements of the Affordable Care Act. They dislike the individual mandate which requires that adults purchase a health insurance policy or pay a penalty. The principle of the mandate is that, to enable a few sick people to be in the insurance pool while holding premiums steady, a large number of healthy people need to join the pool.
Written by Martha Reyna on Nov 7 2013 - 4:04pm
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Written by gsbaird on Oct 31 2013 - 11:32am
Young adults, if you are under 26 years of age, one of your parents can add you to his or her group health insurance plan if the plan allows dependents to be insured. More than 3 million young adults have already taken advantage of this feature of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Alternatively, you can purchase health insurance in Obamacare’s Healthcare Marketplace at a very reasonable price.