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Texas Residents’ Views on State and National Health Policy Priorities

Elena M. Marks

Texas Residents’ Views on State and National Health Policy Priorities.

By Liz Hamel, Bryan Wu, Mollyann Brodie, Shao-Chee Sim and Elena Marks

In a new survey, the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Episcopal Health Foundation sought to gauge Texans’ views on health policy priorities at both the state and national level. Overall, the survey finds that health care is a priority for Texans, with over half saying the state legislature should increase spending on health care programs, while roughly two-thirds of Texans say the state should expand its Medicaid program.

Click on the PDF below to read the full findings from the report.