Rocky Road for Children's Health Care

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Anne Dunkelberg /(512) 320-0222 x 102

June 13, 2006

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This past November, the state began changing the way Texans enroll in public services. From the beginning the system has been troubled, and children’s health care has been especially hard hit. The number of kids receiving health care through Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program has dropped by over 108,000 since the new contractor took over.