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Congress is eyeing big Medicaid cuts. Here’s why it matters to Texas families.

Published on June 21, 2017 under CommunityImpact

Despite years of sleepless nights, emergency room trips and long stares into the financial abyss, Kate Robinson-Howell and Bob Howell of Austin are adamant that they are a Medicaid success story. Their second child, Apollo, was born with a malformed esophagus and trachea. He had emergency surgery to reconstruct his airway when he was just four months old. Now two years old, Apollo eats through a gastronomy tube that protrudes from his stomach, suffers from chronic lung disease and has endured dozens of emergency room visits and countless hours of speech, physical and feeding therapy. “We’re just on edge constantly,” Robinson-Howell said. “If […]

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Source: Community Impact- Round Rock

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