Carrie Feibel

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Feds Hopeful Hispanics Will Respond As Open Enrollment Comes To A Close

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Sunday January 31st is the deadline in most states to buy health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. Federal officials are reaching out to those previously uninsured, with a focus on Hispanics.


Texas' Changing Relationship To Obamacare

Monday, November 02, 2015

Many Texans still oppose the ACA even though the state is home to the most uninsured in the country. But more people and business groups are starting to feel the effects of not supporting the law.


Kids With Ebola, Bird Flu Or TB? Texas Children's Hospital Will Be Ready

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

A pediatric hospital in Houston is opening a new biocontainment wing — the first in the U.S. designed for children. Kids will even get dolls sporting mini versions of "spacesuits" doctors wear.


Supreme Court Reprieve Lets 10 Texas Abortion Clinics Stay Open For Now

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Abortion providers and foes react to the Supreme Court's action that will allow 10 abortion clinics in Texas to remain open until a state law that would close them can be fully reviewed by the court.


Texas Defends A Woman's Right To Take Her Placenta Home

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Texas now explicitly allows the placenta to be taken home after giving birth in a hospital. It came about at the urging of people who feel consuming dried and encapsulated placenta helps new mothers.


Families In Houston Begin Cleaning Up After Devastating Floods

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Texas and Oklahoma are recovering from storms, with more bodies being discovered as floodwaters recede. In Houston, one of the most damaged areas, thousands are working on flooded homes and cars.


More Rain Expected As Massive Flooding Shuts Down Houston

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Parts of Houston have received nearly a foot of rain in the past day. The deluge has led to flooding, school and road closures, and many water rescues.


Doctors Make House Calls On Tablets Carried By Houston Firefighters

Thursday, April 09, 2015

Most calls to the Houston Fire Department are for health problems, not fires. All those medical calls strain the 911 system and make a career in firefighting seem more like a career in health care.


Texas Insurance Brokers Play Bigger Obamacare Role

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Despite an uneasy relationship to the health law, insurance brokers are touting their expertise and helping Texans sign up for Affordable Care Act insurance.


Texas Abortion Case May Hinge On Definition Of 'Undue Burden'

Thursday, January 08, 2015

A federal appeals court this week is once again weighing whether Texas restrictions on clinics that perform abortions are too onerous for women who seek the procedure. How far is too far to drive?


Surprise Medical Bills: ER Is In Network, But Doctor Isn't

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

When Jennifer Hopper's husband was hit in the eye with a baseball, she rushed him to a hospital she knew was within their insurance plan. Then the ER doctor sent her an extra bill for more than $700.


Despite Legal Reprieve On Abortion, Some Texas Clinics Remain Closed

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Texas clinics that provide abortion services were surprised by a ruling from the high court this week that allows them to reopen. But the bruising legal battle may have already changed the landscape.


Clinics Caught Up In Appeal Process Of Texas Abortion Law

Thursday, October 16, 2014

A legal battle over a tough abortion law in Texas reached the U.S. Supreme Court this week. The court ruled some clinics that provide abortion may reopen — even though they don't comply with the law.


Opponents Spar In Court Over Texas Clinics That Do Abortions

Friday, September 12, 2014

Three federal judges heard arguments Friday over whether a Texas law that would, in effect, shutter 11 health clinics that perform abortions puts an undue burden on women.


Federal Judge Blocks Texas Restriction On Abortion Clinics

Friday, August 29, 2014

Requiring every center that performs abortions to meet all the standards of a surgical center is excessively restrictive, says the federal district court judge who blocked the state rule Friday.



Friday, August 29, 2014

Our panelists predict what'll be the next big viral fundraiser after the Ice Bucket Challenge.


Texas Law Could Lead To Closure Of Clinics That Offer Abortions

Thursday, August 28, 2014

A Texas law would require doctors' offices and clinics that perform abortions to comply with regulations that apply to ambulatory surgical centers. The change could lead to a loss of services.


Half Of Texas Abortion Clinics Close After Restrictions Enacted

Friday, July 18, 2014

Many clinics closed because of a new requirement that doctors at those clinics obtain admitting privileges at hospitals near the clinics. Many doctors couldn't comply.


Patients With Low-Cost Insurance Struggle To Find Specialists

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

A Houston internist who supported the Affordable Care Act now finds that many of her patients who bought less expensive coverage have trouble getting the specialized care they need.


A Cut That Won't Heal Transforms One Woman's View Of Obamacare

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Tammy Boudreaux was uninsured in December, and not sure that she wanted any part of Ultimately she persevered to sign up for a health plan. We checked back to find out why.