RECAP: TEXAS HOUSE REPUBLICANS ARE LEADING ON HEALTH CARE REFORM
Texas Republicans are leading on health care as they continue to tackle consumer rights, pricing transparency, and the most important issue: affordability. This session has featured monumental changes in how we approach access to care by expanding telehealth and using existing programs to help reduce the costs of prescription drugs for Texans in need.
Below is a quick recap of the big victories on health care reform this session thanks to Republicans leading in the Texas House.
#HB4 by state Rep. Four Price provides more telehealth options and access to Texans across the state. Read more about that bill here: https://capitol.texas.gov/BillLookup/history.aspx?LegSess=87R&Bill=HB4
The Texas Cares Act, #HB18 by state Rep. Tom Oliverson, establishes a program for Texans to purchase prescriptions drugs at a reduced rate. Read more about that bill here: https://www.texashousecaucus.com/post/news-texas-house-expands-telehealth-reduces-prescription-costs-for-texans-in-need
#HB3752 by state Rep. James Frank creates the Texas Mutual Health Coverage Plan, which will offer health coverage to individual residents and small employers outside the workers' compensation marketplace. Read more about that bill here: https://capitol.texas.gov/BillLookup/History.aspx?LegSess=87R&Bill=HB3752
#HB3923 by state Rep. Tom Oliverson expands healthcare coverage options by reforming multiple employer welfare arrangements. Read more about that bill here: https://capitol.texas.gov/BillLookup/History.aspx?LegSess=87R&Bill=HB3923
#HB3924 by also state Rep. Tom Oliverson allows Texas Farm Bureau or affiliate to offer nonprofit agricultural organization health benefits in the state. Read more about that bill here: https://capitol.texas.gov/BillLookup/History.aspx?LegSess=87R&Bill=HB3924
For more on Conservative victories in the Texas House this session, click on the article links below.