Home health agencies, mothers seek to halt Medicaid child therapy cuts | Statesman

Home health agencies providing pediatric therapy services, along with the mothers of five children in Travis and Williamson counties, turned to the courts Tuesday to stop Texas officials from imposing program cuts totaling $350 million.Most of those receiving the speech, physical and occupational therapy services are low-income children covered by the federal-state Medicaid program. “Those rates will force Texas Medicaid providers to cease providing services critical to the health and development of Texas’ most vulnerable residents, its children,” the petition says.

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