- Exchanges: Texas has taken no action to establish a state-run exchange. Governor Perry has expressed his opposition throughout 2011 and 2012. Governor Perry reaffirmed this stance after the U.S. Supreme Court ruling.
- Essential Health Benefits: Texas has made no progress on EHBs.
- Medicaid Expansion: Governor Perry has said several times that the state will not be expanding Medicaid.
- Medicare Advantage Enrollment: Texas currently has 868,902 seniors and people with disabilities enrolled in Medicare Advantage, or about 27% of all Medicare beneficiaries.
NEWS OF NOTE
» Statement by Gov. Perry on Supreme Court Ruling Regarding Obamacare (press release)
» KTRK (ABC Affiliate) – Texas Banking on Health Care Reform Law Appeal