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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 carefully. by VERONICA ZARAGOVIA/KUT News

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

Few Texans have found health coverage through Obamacare

Fewer than 3,000 Texans successfully found private health insurance during the first month of the Affordable Care Act’s open enrollment period to purchase a health plan through an online federal marketplace, according to figures released Wednesday by...

Monday, October 28th, 2013

Report: Obamacare to raise premiums in Texas

The Affordable Care Act will increase the average cost of insurance premiums, making health care less affordable for those Texans on whom the system financially depends, according to a report from a conservative think tank.

Saturday, August 15th, 2009

Hays helps fund startup of small business health insurance program

The Hays County Commissioners Court voted Tuesday to join Williamson County and the Travis County Healthcare District in providing start-up funding for a three-county program that would help small businesses offer their employees affordable health care.

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