Texas appeals judge’s order that blocked Medicaid cuts

Texas appeals judge’s order that blocked Medicaid cuts By ROBERT T. GARRETT Follow @RobertTGarrett rtgarrett@dallasnews.com Dallas Morning News – Austin Bureau October 16, 2015 AUSTIN — The state has appealed a judge’s ruling that blocked pay cuts for therapists who treat more than a quarter-million Medicaid patients. The Health and Human Services Commission said Travis…

Judge Orders State to Halt Medicaid Cuts

Judge Orders State to Halt Medicaid Cuts for Pediatric Therapy — Evidence of Callous Incompetence Emerged at the Hearing Families of disabled children and pediatric therapy providers asked a state district court to issue an emergency temporary injunction to stop the state from implementing cuts to the Texas Medicaid Acute Therapy program on October 1.…

It’s Back to the Drawing Board on Medicaid Cuts

It’s back to drawing board on Medicaid cuts Robert T. Garrett Follow @RobertTGarrett Email rtgarrett@dallasnews.com Published: October 1, 2015 5:52 pm AUSTIN — Texas social services chief Chris Traylor has assured Senate GOP leaders that he gets their message — he’ll squeeze as much savings as he can out of Medicaid spending on therapy but…