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The Source: Cuts To Medicaid Cause Row Across Texas

Ryan Poppe | Texas Public Radio

Cuts to Medicaid for popular services serving children with things like speech and occupational therapy passed the last legislative session, but now that services are facing possible shortfalls, legislators are feeling the heat from constituents. 

What will cuts to Early Childhood Interventions and home healthcare assistance mean for Texas families and what are legislators doing?


  • Edgar Walters, staff writer at the Texas Tribune
  • Kim Jefferies, CEO of San Antonio's Brighton Center 
  • Linda Tapia, Executive Director for Easter Seals San Antonio
Paul Flahive can be reached at Paul@tpr.org and on Twitter at @paulflahive