Ongoing Medical Conditions Need Ongoing Insurance Coverage
There is growing concern that many Texas health insurance policyholders do not receive the care their insurance providers promised them. Two bills, now before the Texas Legislature, will make sure doctors – not insurance company cost cutters – decide what treatments patients receive.
Lawmakers Take Aim at Insurance Plan Changes to Patients' Medications
Health insurers are under pressure from Texas legislators to halt a practice that allows them to change the terms of coverage for prescription drugs with a pair of bills in the House and Senate that would extend earlier protections.
Protecting Patients from Non-Medical Prescription Switching
The Texas legislature is considering a bill that prevents health plans from unfairly denying patients essential medications prescribed by their physicians – drugs that could be their only defense against serious conditions.