Texas Tribune: Medicaid Payment Cuts in Texas Worry Therapy Providers

Therapists are an integral part of recovery for older adults recovering from a stroke, or other acute health crisis. Occupational, physical,  and speech therapists help people learn to talk, walk, hopefully, live independently. State Medicaid cuts will impact these services, as this story explores, and may end up costing the state more money in the long-run-SP

 

 

Some cuts to Medicaid reimbursement rates will take effect on Jan. 1, putting Texas’ Medicaid spending on par with that of many other states. But as Jessica Mahoney of KUT News reports, providers of physical, occupational and speech therapy worry many could be left without services.

 

Listen to the full story here: Texas Tribune

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