Tag Archives: Southwest

Texans Don’t Want to Repeal Obamacare without a Replacement

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.

Dr. Jennifer Feldmann, Adolescent Medicine/Gender Care- A Physician Profile

Jennifer Feldmann left her academic teaching career behind to come work for high-risk populations that didn’t have access to health care.

Una nota a todos los pacientes de Legacy sobre Obamacare

Legacy continuará proporcionando el cuidado de la salud a todos los que lo necesitan, independientemente de su capacidad de pago.

A Note to all Legacy Patients on Obamacare

Legacy will continue to provide health care to all who need it, regardless of their ability to pay.

Obamacare Saves Life of Legacy Patient with Breast Cancer

A good read on the benefits – and future of the Affordable Care Act — from the Houston Chronicle This article originally appeared in the Houston Chronicle on January 24, 2017 “Beverly Bryant believes the ACA [Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare] saved her life. The 64-year-old worked for two decades for the plant company …

Dr. Chad Lemaire, Medical Director, Behavioral Health – A Physician Profile

He believes the stigma around seeking treatment for mental health conditions is declining, albeit slowly.

Dr. Ann Barnes, Chief Medical Officer – A Physician Profile

“My hope is more providers get into the business of influencing social determinants of health like Legacy is.”

What Does “Driving Healthy Change in Our Communities” Look Like?

Both in and out of the exam room, Legacy Community Health had an impact on our patients and communities we served in the last year.

Good news in the fight against Zika virus in Texas. From the Governor’s office:

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) today awarded the State of Texas a $5 million grant for Public Health Preparedness and Response (PHPR) in order to combat the Zika virus. The grant comes as part of the supplemental Zika funding awarded by Congress to increase public health preparedness and response funding to protect Americans from …