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News stories from the past 60 days.

A Guide to Mental Health Systems and Services in Texas
Dec 5, 2018 - Blog post from the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health on their recently published fourth edition of A Guide to Understanding Mental Health Systems and Services in Texas. This guide provides an overview of the structure and mental health services and supports provided by a number of state agencies to help advocates, policy makers, families, and individuals navigate these systems and services.
Source: Hogg Blog, Hogg Foundation for Mental Health
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Struggling Rural Hospitals Say They’re Being Preyed Upon by Blue Cross Blue Shield
Dec 5, 2018 - Discusses the struggles that rural hospitals in Texas have had during contract negotiations with Blue Cross Blue Shield and resulting financial burdens that the hospitals face.
Source: Texas Observer
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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Supports Launch of New Rural Health Project with Texas A&M University
Nov 13, 2018 - Announces a project from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) and Texas A&M University Health Science Center (TAMHSC) that will identify and implement solutions to healthcare challenges facing rural and underserved communities in Texas. The project aims to improve access to healthcare and reduce disparities in health status and outcomes in rural communities in the state.
Source: Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Last Updated: 12/6/2018