STATES CHRONICLE – Texas Supreme Court has decided to grant the medical system to make considerable cuts to the money assigned for therapeutic purposes for physically challenged children. A year ago, a group of people concerned with disabled children sued Medicaid trying to stop the $350 million shortage. Medicaid is a company which takes care of health insurance and is bound to help the poor children who have disabilities. The group of Texans who sued the insurance company included therapy suppliers and children’s families who would suffer from this injustice.
They claimed that money shortages which were bound to be made were so exorbitant that caregivers would be forced to gave up their occupation and relinquish checking 60,000 children. The Texas Health and Human Services Commission dismissed those complaints, claiming that those who offered therapy were overpriced by Medicaid, comparing them to private health caregivers.
Texas Supreme Court affirmation entails that court’s verdict will still stand, implying officials are free to make the necessary cuts of 25 percent. Rachel Hammon, who is the executive director of the Texas Association of Home Care and Hospice, expressed her disappointment towards the high court’s judgment. She turned to Governor Greg Abbott for help. Hammon claimed that they need to stop the cuts now and they also need to assure themselves that this policy will change without affecting care system. She also encouraged people to solicit for the help of other care organizations which should cease denying the use of medical care for kids in need.
Child’s health counselors stated that this verdict would hurt insecure Texans. Authorities should think themselves as being the parents of those poor children who remained now without any help. What could those parents do to see their children happy and healthy? This behavior needs to be repressed. How could those parents promise to their children that everything will be ok? These conditions prove that some medical insurers don’t struggle harder for the good of their people.
Stephanie Rubin, who is the chief executive at Texans Care for Children, stated that these facts would break the hearts of those children who are in need and who depend on medical care. Men of law should think twice and should put these money shortages aside for the good of these disabled children. Children’s therapy is vital in some cases.
Texans should encourage the welfare of their children in order for them to prosper and flourish, reaching their potential. Children’s therapy should be primordial for those who need it. What do you think?
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