In April, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced that independent, freestanding ERs in Texas and several other states can be recognized health care providers eligible for reimbursement for treating Medicaid and Medicare patients during the coronavirus pandemic. (Cherry He/Community Impact Newspaper)

Texas’ Medicaid and Medicare patients have more care options in light of recent federal guidelines for freestanding emergency rooms amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more at Community Impact.