Children’s Defense Fund Texas

The Children's Defense Fund Leave No Child Behind® mission is to ensure every child a Healthy Start, a Head Start, a Fair Start, a Safe Start and a Moral Start in life and successful passage to adulthood with the help of caring families and communities. CDF-Texas (CDF-TX) works statewide to raise awareness and represent the interests of Texas children, connect children and families to health care programs and services that help meet their needs, coordinate support and form policy solutions for health care legislative action. See below for more information about CDF-TX’s recent activities, accomplishments, and advocacy work and tools!

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  • CDF-TX Blogged About How the ACA Helps Small Businesses Provide Health Care to Employees

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    TX: The Children's Defense Fund (CDF) – Texas published a blog post highlighting how the ACA helps small businesses provide health care for its employees. In addition, CDF-TX is holding educational outreach programs for small businesses throughout the state.
  • CDF-TX Associate Director Commented on Benefits of State-Based Exchange

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    Children’s Defense Fund – Texas (CDF-TX) Associate Director Laura Guerra-Cardus was featured on Texas Well and Healthy and quoted in an article regarding the benefits of a Health Insurance Exchange, and how Texans are already benefiting from the law through the dependent coverage provision and applied tax credits for small business owners.

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