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Texas Medicaid criticized on kids' care

Dallas Morning News, March 17, 2009

Rumbles of discontent continue over whether Texas is keeping promises it made two years ago to improve poor children's healthcare. Attorney Susan Zinn of San Antonio said that although Texas' Medicaid program now pays doctors and dentists more to see poor youngsters, huge challenges remain. Zinn has sent the state a letter urging that it further improve provider reimbursements and spend what it promised on strategic initiatives.