Democrats Raise Questions About Texas WHP Provider List

Democratic legislators are questioning whether the Texas Women’s Health Program has an adequate network of health care providers — as the Texas Health and Human Service Commission says it does — in light of the agency’s decision to pull the list of providers from a state website.

“It is unacceptable that thousands of Texas women may be cut off from access to the program due to the program’s inability to meet demand,” Rep. Jessica Farrar, D-Houston, the House Democratic Caucus chairwoman, said in a prepared statement. “My main concern is to ensure that women may be given the opportunity ...

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