America leads the world militarily and economically – and in mental health disorders. In Texas, stigma and access to behavioral care are problematic.
Policymakers at every level have a critical role in preventing and treating the Zika virus. The most at-risk group are pregnant women, since the virus can cause severe birth defects.
END HIV in Houston
Legacy is spearheading the first-ever end HIV campaign for the City of Houston (#get2zero), thanks to a generous grant from the Ford Foundation and AIDS United.
Both inside and outside the halls of government, Legacy’s public affairs practice moves public policy to improve the lives of the patients and communities we serve. Along the way, we – with the rest of the nation’s large community health centers – save the American health care system $24 billion each year.
Our 2017 issue advocacy portfolio is made up of five core areas: the Affordable Care Act, childhood literacy, HIV, LGBT, and autism . We take our advocacy to multiple stakeholders across Texas and in Washington through high-impact lobbying and communications campaigns.
By India Ogazi This week, Texas Medical Center released results of their “Nation’s Pulse” health care survey, which showed most consumers feel health insurance is important yet too expensive. The reports says: Sixty-one percent of Texans pay more out-of-pocket for health care versus two years ago – more than any other state More than 6…Learn more
By James Lee, Public Affairs Associate Earlier this week, another effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act was introduced in the U.S. Senate. The Graham-Cassidy bill decimates Medicaid, which millions of pregnant women, children, elderly, and the disabled rely on for their health needs. The bill would also allow health insurers to charge people higher premiums…Learn more