Texas Hospitals Looking Beyond ACA Website Glitches

Even proponents of the Affordable Care Act admit the rollout of its signature website, healthcare.gov, has been rocky. But the Texas Hospital Association said Monday that criticisms of the website are a distraction from more significant problems with health care in Texas: the high number of people without insurance and the state’s decision not to expand Medicaid.

“The status quo is not sustainable for the uninsured or for hospitals, and without Medicaid expansion, the rate of uninsured in Texas will remain stubbornly high and hospitals will bear the costs,” THA President Dan Stultz said.

But opponents of expanding ...

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