Austin, TX (March 7, 2023) – Texans for Healthcare Access today issued the following statement applauding Senator César Blanco after the introduction of the HEAL (Healthcare Expanded & Accessed Locally) Texans Act, S.B. 1700, which would help alleviate our state’s healthcare workforce shortage and expand quality, local healthcare options for patients.
“We applaud Senator Blanco for putting patients first through the introduction of this crucial legislation. The HEAL Texans Act will expand much-needed access to more Texans, particularly in rural and other underserved communities, and vastly expand quality healthcare options across the state.”
Texans for Healthcare Access is a coalition of organizations representing consumers, business, and a broad range of healthcare stakeholders. These groups have joined forces to remove unnecessary barriers to care and allow Advanced Practice Registered Nurses to provide more access and more options for Texas patients. Learn more here.