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Texas Insurance Commission Proposes Rules to Regulate “Navigators” who help Apply for Health Care Programs On December 7, the Texas Insurance Commissioner published proposed rules to regulate “navigators” who will help Texas residents to apply for health care affordability including Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance...

2014 Protected Resource Amount Increase - Government Helps Pay Nursing Home Cost Although not officially released, projections for the 2014 Protected Resource Amount (“PRA”) dollar figures can now be estimated in light of the consumer price index update recently made.  These figures are used to determine how much...

As of June 1, 2013, the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (THHSC) announced a new policy to assess a transfer penalty (assuming the transfer is within the five year “look-back” period) if a Medicaid applicant’s money is used to purchase a vehicle and the...