Texas Medicaid

Research Texas’ Medicaid program and the impact of the aforementioned law on Texas. You must use OUTSIDE SOURCES to complete this assignment.

a) What is Medicaid? What role does Texas and/or the national government play in the implementation of this government program?

b) Who currently qualifies for medical coverage under Texas’ Medicaid program? What major

medical expenses and services are currently covered by Texas Medicaid?

c) What are the potential consequences (both positive and negative) of a law that expands Texas’ Medicaid coverage to low-income, undocumented/illegal adults ages 25 and younger to Texas as a whole?

d) Based on your analysis, should Texas expand its Medicaid program to include certain undocumented/illegal immigrants? Why or why not?

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