Center for Public Policy Priorities (CPPP)

The Center for Public Policy Priorities (CPPP) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit policy institute committed to improving public policies to better the economic and social conditions of low- and moderate-income Texans. The Center pursues this mission through independent research, policy analysis and development, public education, advocacy, coalition-building and technical assistance. See below for more information about CPPP’s recent activities, accomplishments, and advocacy work and tools!

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  • CPPP Released Policy Brief Comparing Costs of Coverage Between Texas Health Insurance Pool and Health Insurance Exchange

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    TX: The Center for Public Policy Priorities published a policy brief providing a comparison of cost differences between the Texas Health Insurance Pool (THIP) and the ACA’s Health Insurance Exchange for individuals with pre-existing conditions. The brief argues that the Exchange will provide many current THIP beneficiaries with more affordable coverage options and outlines the steps needed to transition beneficiaries from THIP to the Exchange in 2014.
  • CPPP Launched a New Website with Resources to Provide Information and Tools to Continue Working Toward a Better Texas

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    Texas: The Centers for Public Policy Priorities (CPPP) launched a new website, which includes the new Better Texas Blog and Story Forum. These new resources are aimed at providing more information and tools on continuing to work for a better Texas. CPPP will also hold a documentary screening and discussion on December 6th about families living in poverty in Texas and what they need to do to ensure that they have their most basic needs. 
  • Texas Well and Healthy Published Educational Resources on the ACA and Reports from Texas Advocates on How Medicaid Expansion Would Benefit Texans

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    TX: Texas Well and Healthy published educational resources on the ACA including: a series of top 10 factsheets; health care video “one-pagers” on lessons learned and what the ACA means for state residents; and reports from various Texas advocates, including the Center for Public Policy Priorities, on how expanding the state’s Medicaid program would benefit Texans.

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