What Happens In Texas With New Healthcare Law

Posted by Jon Weist, on Fri June 29 2012 at 10:55 PM

No matter how the Supreme Court ruled on federal health care changes, new questions were bound to arise. Now that the Affordable Care Act has been upheld as constitutional, the what-happens-next questions come into sharper focus. Leaving aside the politics, Texas state officials have several decisions to make regarding health-care exchanges and the treatment of uninsured populations. But most importantly, how the ruling affects the state’s Medicaid budget will occupy Austin legislators and bureaucrats for the rest of the summer.

The Texas Tribune has a well-thought-out summary of when and how some of those decisions may be made. You may read that summary by clicking here.

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