HEALTH CARE PRICES IN TEXAS ARE OUT-OF-CONTROL

The Crisis

Wall Street private equity firms have bought out Texas physicians, raised prices, and refused to accept your health insurance. Big Pharma continues to raise prices on drugs, even during a pandemic. Bad public policy proposals — in the form of unfunded mandates that go beyond Obamacare — threaten to raise prices even further.

Out-of-control health care costs are making Texas a sicker, poorer state. Enough is enough. Texans for Affordable Health Care is fighting back on behalf of patients, families, and employers across the Lone Star State.

We invite you to learn more about the Texas health care cost crisis, what is driving it, and how you can help. Please take action (link) and let your lawmakers know that you are a constituent and a voter who wants your elected officials to take a stand on behalf of Texans who rely on access to affordable, high-quality health care.

Texas leads the nation in

Emergency Room Prices

Health Care Mandates

Surprise Medial Bills

Highest Number of Uninsured

Private Equity Takeover

The Problem

Wall Street private equity firms bought out Texas physicians, raised prices, and refused to accept your health insurance.

Texans face an average reduction in wages of $683 annually as a result of anti-competitive hospital mergers.

The Solution

Fight for fair and transparent prices

Rein in private equity takeovers

Ban abusive business tactics that reduce competition and increase prices

Prohibit private equity's abusive facility fees

Unfunded Mandates

The Problem

Small business owners in Texas rank the cost of health insurance as their single biggest problem.

17% of businesses with less than 50 employees have stopped offering insurance.

The Solution

Stop mandates that reward abusive price gouging, markups, and hidden fees

Say "no" to new unfunded government mandates

Give employers and Texas flexibility to choose their own benefits

Prescription Drug Prices

The Problem

Texans spend more than any other state in the U.S. on prescription drugs.

Big Pharma continues to raise prices and make Rx drugs unaffordable.

The Solution

Fight for fair and transparent prices

Stop abusive price gouging, markups, and hidden fees

Rein in Big Pharma's Big Prices

Price Gouging

The Problem

Medical price gouging and price inflation are running rampant in Texas.

Texans are paying billions for health care prices that are excessively more than Medicare.

A COVID test that cost more than a Tesla — $50,000.

The Solution

Fight for fair and transparent prices

Prohibit abusive, anti-competitive business tactics that increase prices

Stop abusive price gouging, markups, and hidden fees

Fight for fair and transparent prices

Oppose unfunded government mandates

Stop abusive price gouging, markups and hidden fees

Reign in big Pharma’s big prices

Halt the private equity takeover of health care