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Sunday, May 4th, 2014

In Texas, Obamacare enrollment spiked before deadline

Texas enrollment in the federal health insurance marketplace more than doubled in the month leading up to the deadline, according to figures released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Saturday, December 14th, 2013

More Texans signing up for health plans but enrollment still tiny

By the end of November, 14,000 Texans had purchased coverage through healthcare.gov — the second-highest number in the U.S. but a statistically insignificant participation rate in a state with more than 26 million residents.

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

In Texas, uncertainty about health plan cancellation uproar

Many Texans in individual health care plans that don't comply with the Affordable Care Act have been spared cancellation notices. But for the Texans whose plans have been dropped, health care experts are encouraging them to proceed...

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

Texas State University receives grant to assist families

Texas State University has received $670,000 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' to implement a relationship education program for pregnant and parenting adolescents.

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

Texas State receives $5.4m in federal health IT funds

U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett has announced that $5.4 million in funds from the American Recovery and Reinvsetment Act will go to Texas State for health information technology funding.

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