DFWHC discussion on Medicaid 1115 attracts 50-plus in Dallas

11/05/2019

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Hall Render complimentary educational event “Coverage Expansion and Medicaid Waivers” attracted more than 50 attendees this morning at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. DFWHC flew in a pair of prominent national speakers from Indiana to discuss U.S. Medicaid 1115 waivers. The breakfast seminar was highlighted by Brian Neale, an independent consultant … Read More

DFWHC discussion on Medicaid 1115 just one week away!

10/29/2019

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Hall Render event “Coverage Expansion and Medicaid Waivers” is just one week away on November 5 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. DFWHC is flying in a pair of prominent national speakers for the complimentary educational event with a focus on Medicaid 1115 waivers. The … Read More

ACHE’s quarterly education event set for Thursday

10/22/2019

The ACHE of North Texas will host its Fourth Quarter Education Event this Thursday from 3:00 to 7:30 p.m. at the Mexican Sugar Restaurant in Plano. Don’t miss a loaded lineup of expert speakers participating in two separate panels. The first discussion will detail “Care for the Uninsured and Underinsured,” with panelists including: • Catherine Oliveros, vice president community health … Read More

DFWHC to fly in speakers to discuss Medicaid 1115 on Nov. 5

10/18/2019

You don’t want to miss this! The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) in coordination with Hall Render is flying in a pair of prominent national speakers on November 5 to discuss Medicaid 1115 and coverage expansion for a complimentary educational event from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. Titled “Coverage Expansion and Medicaid … Read More

Love discusses hospital pricing transparency on KRLD

06/26/2019

President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Monday that calls for upfront disclosure by hospitals of actual prices for common tests and procedures to keep costs down. The idea is to give patients practical information they can use to help save money. The order, directed to the Department of Health and Human Services, made national headlines. DFW Hospital Council … Read More

Let’s help our uninsured Texans

05/29/2019

Blog by W. Stephen Love, President/CEO, DFW Hospital Council I recently read a fascinating article by the Kaiser Family Foundation analyzing uninsured adults in states not expanding Medicaid coverage as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The ACA expanded Medicaid coverage to nearly all adults with incomes up to 138 percent of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). In examining … Read More

Love discusses looming ACA battle on KRLD

03/28/2019

In what is sure to make both national and international headlines, President Donald Trump has decided to aggressively pursue the repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen Love discussed the latest updates this week in an interview with Mitch Carr on KRLD 1080 AM Radio. President Trump’s decision to kick off the battle to … Read More

What is the single-payer system?

02/19/2019

Blog by W. Stephen Love, President/CEO, DFW Hospital Council In North Texas, we treat patients in our hospitals who support many cultural doctrines, so we steer clear of political discussion. We always try to advocate for public policy that improves coverage and treatment. We also strive to educate the community on emerging healthcare issues. With that said, let’s discuss the … Read More

Was it good for Texas to decline Medicaid expansion?

02/04/2019

WFAA Ch. 8 Reporter David Schechter tackled the thorny issue of Texas Medicaid expansion during an extended news segment broadcast last night. With the state having a chance in 2013 to drastically expand healthcare coverage to 1.5 million of the poorest Texans, it emphatically said no. The question Schechter asked was a simple one – “Was that a good decision?” … Read More

Texas Healthcare Challenge set for Feb. 8-9

01/18/2019

Are you ready? The Texas Healthcare Challenge hosted by Health Wildcatters is set for February 8-9 at the Pacific Place building in Dallas at 1910 Pacific Avenue, Floor 20. The Texas Healthcare Challenge is a competition inviting teams of professionals and students across diverse backgrounds to compete for cash and in-kind prizes by creating solutions for problems outlined by the … Read More