Paxton Expands Investigation into Companies Denying Parents and Guardians Access to Their Children’s Medical Records
Attorney General Paxton has announced that he is expanding the scope of his investigation into hospitals and corporations that are denying parents the ability to access the medicals records of their children by issuing a Civil Investigative Demand (“CID”) to Epic Systems Corporation.
Attorney General Ken Paxton announced an investigation into potential violations of law related to the pricing of the life-saving drug Insulin.
Today, Attorney General Paxton sent a letter and accompanying Civil Investigative Demand (CID) to the Houston-based Memorial Hermann Health System seeking information about its policy preventing parents and guardians from accessing their children’s medical records if the children are between ages 13 and 17.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton joined an Oklahoma-led petition for rulemaking asking the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to repeal regulations that unlawfully delegate emergency-declaration authority to the World Health Organization.
Paxton Wins Again Against Biden Administration, Reinstating Texas’s Medicaid Waiver Extension
Attorney General Ken Paxton commends a federal district court’s decision to issue a preliminary injunction after the Biden Administration capriciously revoked Texas’s Medicaid waiver extension.
Attorney General Ken Paxton gave this statement after the Biden Administration rescinded the 1115 Medicaid waiver extension previously granted by the Trump Administration.
AG Paxton Leads 16-State Brief in Support of Expanding Health Coverage Options for Small Businesses
Attorney General Ken Paxton, joined by 15 other states, filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the U.S. D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals in support of the U.S. Department of Labor’s rule allowing millions of Americans employed by small businesses to access quality, affordable health coverage via Association Health Plans.
AG Paxton Urges HHS to Remove Obstacle Limiting Access to Health Services for Low-Income Women in Texas
“States have discretion in implementing the Medicaid Act, including in setting qualifications for providers,” Attorney General Paxton wrote. “Texas and the Healthy Texas Women program should not be penalized through the continued withholding of federal funds merely because Texas has exercised the authority that federal law has granted to it—namely, the authority to refuse to be a conduit for channeling taxpayer funds to abortion providers pursuant to state law.”
AG Paxton Asks HHS to End Discriminatory Obama-Era Policy That Cut Funding for Women’s Health
“The Obama administration denied the conscience rights of Texans when it excluded Texas from Title X funding because of its laws that respect the sanctity of life among the unborn,” Attorney General Paxton said. “A precursor to participation in federal programs should not be an uncompromising commitment to abortion providers. The freedom of conscience should never be demoted to second-class status among our civil liberties.”