Updated: New HHSC Chief Sees Opportunities in Medicaid

Update, 2:20 p.m.: 

The state's incoming Health and Human Services commissioner said Monday that while Gov. Rick Perry and the Legislature will decide what to do about the Affordable Care Act, he's hopeful that the state and federal government will be able to work together to improve Medicaid. 

"To me there are so many unknowns out there that it's almost not a problem, it's an opportunity," former Republican state Sen. Kyle Janek said in an interview hours after Perry appointed him. "It's easy to get mad at the federal government. ... The immediate task ...

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