AUSTIN, TEXAS (May 21, 2013) . . . The Texas House of Representatives passed an amendment to Senate Bill 7 late yesterday evening that will require legislative approval before expansion of Medicaid can occur in Texas. Under current law, the Governor and the Commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission can negotiate directly with the federal government on Medicaid coverage in Texas.
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