Blog by DFWHC’s Love details his wish for Medicaid expansion


A blog by DFW Hospital Council President/CEO Stephen Love detailing his hope for Texas Medicaid expansion dropped yesterday on the D CEO Healthcare website.

“The federal government funds 90 percent of the expansion,” wrote Love. “And yet we continue to pay federal income taxes for funding Texas steadfastly refuses to accept. We are helping to fund expansion in other states such as Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana, but not for our own residents. This has always surprised me. The state has foregone billions of dollars. Because of this decision, Texas leads the nation with approximately 20 percent of our population having no health insurance.”

You can read the full post here.