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Central Health Budget Suggests Waning Trust in Ascension
The budget adds money for direct services
"...local medical ecosystem is in for a shake-up – Central Health, the county’s health care district, has for years..."

Sept. 11, 2023 News Post by Lina Fisher

Central Health Gets “Clean” Audit of Med School Funding
Auditors found Dell Med’s spending to be in accordance with Affiliation Agreement with Central Health
"...On Wednesday evening (Aug. 30, after Chronicle deadlines), the Central Health Board of Managers was expecting the results of..."

Sept. 1, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Expanding Central Health
Agreement with Seton concerns some women's health advocates
"...The Central Health Board of Managers will meet for the third..."

May 21, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

No Injunction Against Central Health
Judge Yeakel declines to enjoin election canvass
"...According to a statement just released by Central Health, "U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel today denied the..."

Nov. 15, 2012 News Post by Michael King

Central Health Opens Applications for Board of Managers
Wanna guide the county’s health care system?
"...Central Health – the county’s health care district currently embroiled..."

Sept. 25, 2023 News Post by Lina Fisher

Central Health Lays Out Its FY 2019 Budget
For your health
"...Raise your hand if you know what Central Health is. It's OK; you're not alone. Polling shows..."

Aug. 17, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Central Health: “Well-functioning”
Positive reviews for the health care provider
"...Last week, Central Health received the results of a "performance review" study..."

Feb. 23, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

Central Health Faces Questions Over Budget Transparency
Commissioners to vote on the health district's FY 2017 budget on Sept. 20
"...Ahead of adopting its 2017 fiscal year budget, Central Health is fielding questions related to transparency and accountability...."

Sept. 16, 2016 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Central Health Responds
"...the April 22 edition of The Austin Chronicle about Central Health [“When It Comes to Health Care in Austin,..."

May 3, 2022 Postmarks

What Now for Central Health?
Medical school planning begins, and associated care programs move to implementation
" the East Austin headquarters of Travis County Ce­ntral Health – an unsurprising conclusion confirmed recently by Central Health..."

Nov. 23, 2012 News Feature by Mike Kanin

Fred Lewis, Friends of “the Poor” Go to War on Central Health
Is there a doctor in the house?
"...When Central Health won its bond election in 2012, the vote..."

Dec. 2, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

Central Health, Ascension Take Each Other to Court
Each claims the other is breaching their contract
"...Central Health, Travis County's tax-supported local health care district, announced..."

Jan. 27, 2023 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Lawsuit Filed Against Central Health
Argument over use of medical funding will continue in court
"...finally dropped last week in the ongoing dispute over Central Health­'s underwriting of the Dell Med­ic­al School at UT-Austin,..."

Oct. 27, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

New Law Forces End of Central Health's Abortion Services
Board says it can't risk jeopardizing its overall health care mission
"...Central Health's board voted Aug. 11 to end its funding..."

Aug. 19, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Central Health Prop. 1: Opponents' Arguments
"...1) St. David's HealthCare..."

Nov. 2, 2012 News Feature

Central Health Budget Suggests Waning Trust in Ascension
The budget adds money for direct services

Sept. 15, 2023 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Opinion: When It Comes to Health Care in Austin, There Can Be No Equity Without Accountability
Opinion: It's time for the Travis County Commissioners Court to order an independent performance audit of Central Health
"...While Central Health, our countywide public health care district for the..."

April 22, 2022 Column by Nelson Linder

The Future of Health Care?
Dell and Central Health "re-think" the way we provide – and pay for – health care
"...printed reports on the patients' overall physical and emotional health. Most of the latter were derived from prior questionnaires..."

March 24, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

$291 Million Plan to Provide Health Care for Travis County Residents
Central Health's budget to serve nearly 200,000 residents
"...having been spared the lashings of an ill-tempered Legislature, Central Health rolls into its budget season with a proposed..."

Sept. 6, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

New Health Clinic Opens to Serve Travis County's "Eastern Crescent"
CommUnityCare brings care closer to thousands at Hornsby Bend site
" Hornsby Bend's fire and EMS station, CommUnityCare and Central Health celebrated on Saturday, March 7, the opening of..."

March 9, 2020 News Post by Mike Clark-Madison

So Long Sendero Health Plans?
Nonprofit health insurer could be phased out by close of 2019
"...marks the latest, and perhaps final, milestone for Sendero Health Plans, after the Central Health Board of Managers requested..."

Sept. 21, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Local, State Health Leaders Try to Keep Up with COVID-19
Six known cases in Travis County but actual number likely higher
"...try to head off what may be a looming healthcare crisis in Central Texas and across the country, driven..."

March 16, 2020 News Post by Margaret Nicklas

Factor Health Funding Up for Grabs to Support Healthy Living
Good health beyond the clinic
" submit letters of interest for funding from Factor Health, the partnership between the UT Dell Medical School and..."

Feb. 22, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Health Inequities Dog Austin
Racial disparities are glaring
"...partnership between the City of Austin, Travis County, and Central Health unveiled Healthy ATC, a web portal that “work[s]..."

Aug. 19, 2015 News Post by Amy Kamp

Texas' Rickety Health Care System Heads for a Fiscal Cliff
As D.C. dollars dry up, millions of uninsured Texans see no signs of improvement
"...except for the system that's supposed to provide lifesaving health care to millions of its most vulnerable residents. About..."

Nov. 19, 2021 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

Health Care Elephants Battle Over Med School Prop. 1
St. David's formally opposes the proposition to build a med school in Austin
"...state Rep. Glen Maxey – the fight over the Central Health tax increase (the first Proposition 1, aka "The..."

Nov. 2, 2012 News Feature by Mike Kanin

Health Care for All ... or Just Some?
Misappropriating funds or marketing?
"...Central Health critic, attorney Fred Lewis, issued another salvo against..."

Nov. 24, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

The Destruction of Texas Health Care
The GOP crusade against Planned Parenthood is devastating basic care for Texas women
"...Carole Belver, executive director of Community Action Inc. of Central Texas, spent Tues­day, Jan. 24, closing up the CAI..."

Feb. 3, 2012 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Wins for Med School and Health Care
Travis County voters approve tax hike to fund UT med school
"...County elections officials stopped counting votes on Tuesday night, Central Health's Proposition 1 – a 63% property tax hike..."

Nov. 9, 2012 News Feature by Mike Kanin

Health Care Equality
Obamacare and the LGBTQ community
"...The closing deadline (Feb. 15) to enroll in a health insurance plan using the Marketplace once again looms..."

Jan. 30, 2015 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

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