Policy Orientation 2016

Wednesday, January 6 • 1:30-2:45 p.m.

A supplemental spending bill passed by the 84th Legislature caused total state spending on health and human services (Article II) to exceed education spending (Article III) for the first time in Texas history. As the state’s Medicaid rolls continue to grow (even without the ACA Medicaid expansion), hospitals face looming federal funding cuts, and the state grapples with unprecedented healthcare costs, how can we stabilize the growth of state healthcare spending while improving access to and quality of care?

Rep. Garnet Coleman, Texas House of Representatives
Dr. Vance Ginn, Economist, Center for Fiscal Policy, Texas Public Policy Foundation | Presentation
Camille Miller, President & CEO, Texas Health Institute | Presentation 

Moderated by John Davidson, Director, Center for Health Care Policy, Texas Public Policy Foundation