By: Kayla Roberson

How Texas’s growing issue with healthcare access could be solved with bipartisan supported Medicare Expansion.

Closed Rural Healthcare Center in Texas. Photo by CHRISTOPHER COLLINS

Access to quality health care has long been a priority for members of the Texas legislature and for residents of the state, when polled. The state has one of the highest rates of rural hospital closures and maternal mortality rates in the nation, and there has been little progress done to help improve access to healthcare in the state, despite many proposed bills from both Republican and Democrat members. Thought to be a controversial issue, Medicare expansion is a tangible solution to…

Kayla Roberson

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