Testimony: Health Reform under the Affordable Care Act and Texas

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Anne Dunkelberg /(512) 320-0222 x 102
Stacey Pogue /(512) 320-0222 x 117

March 7, 2012

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CPPP provided testimony on the Affordable Care Act (ACA or health reform) to an interim joint hearing of the House Public Health and House Insurance Committees on February 27. Testimony from Anne Dunkelberg provided context on health care spending and highlighted ACA provisions that are in effect now and already benefiting millions of Texans. Testimony from Stacey Pogue focused on the steps Texas needs to take this year to define its “essential health benefits” package, a floor for the coverage millions of Texans will have staring in 2014.

Click here for information about essential health benefits in Texas.

Click here for the Maine Bureau of Insurance, Essential Health Benefits.