HOP Press Release on New Medicaid Health Care Program for Disabled Adults Garners Potential Readership of 4.3 Million

A recent press release from a team of researchers including Betsy A. Shenkman, Ph.D., chair of the Department of Health Outcomes & Policy, and Martin Wegman, an M.D.-Ph.D. student in College of Medicine and the College of Public Health and Health Professions, has been picked up by 11 news sites, including Medical News Today, and reached a potential readership of more than 4.3 million people. The release describes findings about improvements in care linked to heart attacks and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, among disabled adults covered by Medicaid due to the expansion of a new health care program in Texas over the last decade.