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Senate Republican Caucus Releases List of Medicaid Flexibility Demands
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Capitol Update: Sen. Schwertner Files Bill to Improve Access to Behavioral Health Services
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Key Issues for Texas Hospitals: 2015 Legislative Session
Read more about the 2015 legislative priorities for Texas hospitals.

Get background information on Medicaid and other key budget issues

State Advocacy

From the capitol to regulatory agencies, THA represents the interests of its member hospitals/health systems. With in-depth knowledge of the issues that matter most to Texas hospitals, THA is frequently asked to provide expert testimony and help craft rules to implement recently passed legislation.
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THA’s political action committee raises money to support candidates for state-level offices that affect health care delivery and operations. HOSPAC provides tools for conducting voter registration/get-out-the-vote efforts as well as shares its endorsements for the upcoming elections.
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Federal Advocacy

THA provides Texas hospitals with a presence in Washington, D.C. Working with its national partners, THA advocates for legislation and regulation that considers the unique needs of Texas hospitals.
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Advocacy Communications

Regular publications plus special Action Alerts keep members informed and involved in the advocacy process. From the latest news to publication archives, learn about legislative and regulatory activity and issues.
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Subsidiaries and Affiliates


Texas Hospital Insurance Exchange

Texas Hospital Association Foundation

Texas Healthcare Trustees


According to Texas Government Code 305.027, portions of this material may be considered “legislative advertising.” Authorization for its publication is made by John Hawkins, Texas Hospital Association, 1108 Lavaca, Suite 700, Austin, Texas, 78701-2180.