Tag Archive: Medicaid

Apr 18 2013

All smiles: Partnership between Wellness Pointe and Longview Regional Medical Center brings affordable dental options to Gilmer area families

Wellness Pointe, a Federally Qualified Health Center, and Longview Regional Medical Center have partnered to bring affordable dental care to families in Gilmer, TX. According to Wellness Pointe’s what is a good credit score Board Chair, Deena Shelton, “Wellness Pointe has always prioritized bringing quality, comprehensive care to our clients. In recent years, we have …

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Mar 30 2013

The plan to turn Medicare into 'We Don't Care'

Apparently, Rep. Paul Ryan missed the outcome of last November’s presidential election. Oh, wait — wasn’t he on the ballot in that election as Mitt Romney’s running mate? Well, yes, but less than five months later, the Wisconsin Republican seems to have forgotten that he and the Mittster were soundly rejected. Maybe the trauma of …

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Mar 28 2013

Longview talks Medicaid: Forum to discuss expansion, improved healthcare, economic benefit for Texas

Local members of Organizing for Action have scheduled an April 2 public forum in Longview to discuss the benefits of the Medicaid expansion that is part of the Affordable Care Act. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 2500 McCann. Carl Walters II, CEO of WellnessPointe; Kim Nesvig, Interim Executive Director …

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Mar 18 2013

Working together to fight Medicaid fraud

Shortly after my election as Texas’s 50th Attorney General, we launched a transition team and began carefully studying which issues had to be prioritized by my new administration. Almost immediately, we determined that cracking down on waste, fraud and abuse in the Medicaid program would be a top priority. At the time, just the sheer …

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Sep 20 2011

Does the GOP hate women?

By Martha Burk After suffering through several un-presidential GOP debates, I’m struck by the amount of anti-woman rhetoric spewing from the candidates. Although none of them dares utter the W word — unless it’s part of the phrase “our men and women in uniform” — it’s pretty easy to see what their views are on …

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Feb 17 2011

Free tax filing available

The 2010 federal income tax filing deadline, is just around the corner. For Texans trying to wade through their federal income tax return, it can often be challenging. Fortunately, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) stand ready to assist taxpayers with information on preparations services. A new service offered this …

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Feb 02 2011

Proposed budget cuts would devastate older Texans

What does it say about the value that Texas places on its older citizens when we pay fast-food restaurant workers more than those who provide care for our elders? Who will take care of our aging parents and grandparents if we keep putting up roadblocks to quality long-term care, both community-based and in nursing homes? …

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