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Pax­ton Sues Biden Admin to Safe­guard Texas’s Med­ic­aid Program

Attorney General Paxton filed a lawsuit against the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) challenging a federal bulletin that threatens the integrity of Texas’s Medicaid program and the nearly five million citizens that it serves by imposing requirements that are neither authorized by statute nor required by existing regulations.

April 14, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Sues Biden’s Depart­ment of Health and Human Ser­vices to Pre­vent the WHO from Exert­ing Alarm­ing Author­i­ty Over the Unit­ed States

Attorney General Paxton, along with the State of Oklahoma, is suing the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) to remove an illegal regulation from federal law that cedes our sovereignty to the World Health Organization (“WHO”).  

January 18, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Peti­tions Fed­er­al Gov­ern­ment to Reverse Unlaw­ful and Destruc­tive Vac­cine Mandate

Attorney General Paxton has joined a multistate petition sent to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) opposing the draconian federal health care systems vaccine mandate.  

December 20, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Expands Inves­ti­ga­tion into Com­pa­nies Deny­ing Par­ents and Guardians Access to Their Children’s Med­ical Records

Attorney General Paxton has announced that he is expanding the scope of his investigation into hospitals and corporations that are denying parents the ability to access the medicals records of their children by issuing a Civil Investigative Demand (“CID”) to Epic Systems Corporation.  

November 17, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Inves­ti­gates Health Care Indus­try Schemes to Inflate Insulin Prices

Attorney General Ken Paxton announced an investigation into potential violations of law related to the pricing of the life-saving drug Insulin.

November 16, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Inves­ti­gates Texas Hos­pi­tal for Deny­ing Par­ents’ Access to Teens’ Med­ical Records

Today, Attorney General Paxton sent a letter and accompanying Civil Investigative Demand (CID) to the Houston-based Memorial Hermann Health System seeking information about its policy preventing parents and guardians from accessing their children’s medical records if the children are between ages 13 and 17.  

October 27, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Joins Coali­tion to Stop Reg­u­la­tion Ced­ing U.S. Pow­er to the World Health Organization

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton joined an Oklahoma-led petition for rulemaking asking the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to repeal regulations that unlawfully delegate emergency-declaration authority to the World Health Organization.  

July 20, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Wins Again Against Biden Admin­is­tra­tion, Rein­stat­ing Texas’s Med­ic­aid Waiv­er Extension

Attorney General Ken Paxton commends a federal district court’s decision to issue a preliminary injunction after the Biden Administration capriciously revoked Texas’s Medicaid waiver extension.

August 20, 2021 | Press Release

Biden Admin­is­tra­tion Rescinds Access to Health­care for Vul­ner­a­ble Texans

Attorney General Ken Paxton gave this statement after the Biden Administration rescinded the 1115 Medicaid waiver extension previously granted by the Trump Administration.

April 16, 2021 | Press Release