Southwest Regional Office Issue Papers for the 78th Texas Legislature: Health insurance
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January 1, 2003
The cost of private insurance is rising at an annual rate of 15 percent. Individuals pay more out-of-pocket and get fewer benefits. One in five Texans lacks insurance, while the cost of public programs continues to rise. As our economy slows and healthcare costs increase, more people need help paying for medical services.