Expand Access to Care to All Texans Who Need It - 03/06/2019
Uninsured patients often skip cost-effective primary and preventive care, self-medicating or ignoring signs of chronic illness. Sick children cannot go to school, harming their ability to learn. Sick parents cannot work, harming their earnings and buying power. Sick employees contribute to higher absenteeism and decreased productivity, thus lower profits. Ultimately, all Texans pay.