Texas: Don’t shortchange children

Texas: Don’t shortchange children Express-News Editorial Board San Antonio Express-News Published 12:00 am, Saturday, July 23, 2016 The Texas Supreme Court has extended a temporary lifeline to children with severe disabilities who rely on Medicaid-funded physical, speech and occupational therapy services. But a more permanent solution is needed. The court earlier this month reinstated an injunction issued by…

Texas Supreme Court Halts Children’s Therapy Cuts

Texas Supreme Court Halts Children’s Therapy Cuts by Edgar Walters July 8, 2016 The Texas Supreme Court on Friday delivered a temporary, last-minute victory to families of children with disabilities who want to stop sweeping budget cuts to a state-funded children’s therapy program. State lawmakers last year approved $350 million in budget cuts for Medicaid programs…