04 September

Legacy’s CEO Recognized as Outstanding Houston Business Leader in Health Care

Category: Advocacy, Public Affairs

This year Katy Caldwell, Legacy’s CEO, was named among a select few outstanding leaders in health care.

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03 July

Big News: CDC Head Evolves on Condoms and Needle Exchange Policy

Category: Advocacy, HIV/STD Screening & Treatment, Public Affairs, Public Health

By James Lee, Government Relations Manager Earlier this week, Dr. Robert Redfield, the head of the Centers for Disease Control, came out in favor of condoms and needle exchange policy as a means to combat HIV and other sexually transmitted infections. Redfield previously held a longstanding view of abstinence as a means of prevention. “I…

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18 June

Legacy Community Health Warns of Mental Health Impact of Family Separation on Children

Category: Advocacy, Behavioral Health Services, Public Affairs

Legacy Community Health today highlighted the potential behavioral health impacts of separating children from their asylum-seeking parents. Almost 2,000 children have been separated from their parents as of May, according to the Department of Homeland Security.

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Grassroots Guide to Health Care
31 January

Legacy Kicks-off Health Care Advocacy Trainings: Grassroots Guide to Health Care

Category: Advocacy, Public Affairs

On Monday, Feb. 12, Legacy Community Health’s public affairs practice will launch Grassroots Guide to Health Care, a health-care advocacy 101 training for community advocates. The training will be the first in a series of events, held across the region that will provide community advocates with the tools they need to make an impact in health care and policy.

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17 November

HIV Advocacy Week and World AIDS Day

Category: Adult Primary Care, Advocacy, LGBT, Public Health

For the first time, on the week of Nov. 27, END HIV Houston (END) will be leading a local advocacy week to bring more urgency to ending the HIV epidemic in Houston.

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16 November

Legacy CEO Testimony on Economic Competitiveness

Category: Advocacy, Public Affairs

Witness Testimony before the House Select Committee on Economic Competitiveness November 15, 2017 Katy Caldwell, CEO, Legacy Community Health Chairman Cook, and members of the House Select Committee on Economic Competitiveness, my name is Katy Caldwell and I’m CEO of Legacy Community Health in Houston. We are one of the state’s largest federally qualified health…

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21 September

New Survey Reveals How Texans Feel About Health Care

Category: Adult Primary Care, Advocacy, Behavioral Health Services, Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Public Affairs, Public Health

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.

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21 September

People need to take the Graham-Cassidy bill seriously

Category: Advocacy, Public Affairs

The Graham-Cassidy bill decimates Medicaid, which millions of pregnant women, children, elderly, and the disabled rely on for their health needs.

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21 February

Texans Don’t Want to Repeal Obamacare without a Replacement

Category: Adult Primary Care, Advocacy, Behavioral Health Services, Dental Care, Development, Family Medicine, Gender Health, HIV/STD Screening & Treatment, LGBT, OB/GYN & Maternity, Pediatrics, Public Affairs, Public Health, Vaccination & Immunization, Vision Services

As we wrote in a recent note to our patients, Legacy is aware of the understandable confusion and anxiety around the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. What all Houstonians should know is that health insurance plans have not yet changed, and those who have insurance will continue to receive the benefits of their individual plan.

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