The novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, is spreading around the world, sparking anxiety and questions about the respiratory disease. AARP Texas wants to help you get answers to your most urgent questions.
To help Texas combat the COVID-19 healthcare crisis and to improve health outcomes for older persons, AARP Texas has called on Governor Greg Abbott to bolster health coverage statewide by seeking a temporary expansion of Medicaid.
As a leading advocacy organization for older Texans and their families, AARP Texas is actively engaged in the response to the coronavirus outbreak and is calling on state officials to take specific steps to protect the public’s health and wellbeing.
In downtown Austin, a hopeful message can be seen on a movie theater marquee. It reads: “IN ORDER FOR US TO BE ALL TOGETHER, FOR NOW WE MUST REMAIN APART.”
Following today’s announcement by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott of his appointment of Kenneth “Kenny” Scudder of Odessa to the newly formed Governor’s Broadband Development Council, AARP Texas Director Tina Tran offered the following remarks:
In 1968, Bill Maness was serving on a U.S. Navy diesel submarine that ran highly classified surveillance missions in the waters near war-struck Vietnam.
Texas cracked down on the practice of surprise medical billing this year under a measure approved overwhelmingly by the Texas Legislature and signed by Governor Greg Abbott. The new law, commonly known as Senate Bill 1264, seeks to protect people in state-regulated health plans from getting outrageous charges for out-of-network care.
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