Impact on Texas if Medicaid is Eliminated

Seq ID: 456
DocID: TX13
Authors: Texas Health and Human Services Commission & Texas Department of Insurance
Year: 2009
State: TX
Website link:
Publicly Available: Yes

House Bill 497, passed by the 81st Texas Legislature, directs that the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) and the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) conduct a study “to determine the effect on the health care infrastructure in this state if the state Medicaid program is abolished or a severe reduction in federal matching money under the program occurs.” This report also analyzes the implications of a Medicaid termination in light of the recent federal legislation, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).

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