Ascension, a major provider of health care, it set to no longer to provide healthcare plans to residents in Texas. Here's what is known at time of writing.

Ascension No Longer Offering Plans In 2025 For Texas Residents

As reported by KUT News, Ascension recently alerted those in Texas their plans would no longer be effective starting in 2025. KUT News stated that Ascension provided seven different types of plans for residents in the Lone Star State. These were provided by the U.S. Health and Life Insurance Company, whom Ascension also owns.

92.5 The Ranch logo
Get our free mobile app

KUT news also reports a spokesperson for the company stated that the rescinding of plans is not due to the cyberattack in May of this year Ascension faced. However, no reason was given as to why the plans would no longer be available. It is also unknown at the time of writing if any states will lose their health coverages via Ascension.

What Texans Should Do In Regards To Healthcare At The End Of The Year

Doctors, nurses, and hospital staff across the country are risking their health and even their lives to care for victims of COVID-19. In New York, which has become the epicenter of the pandemic, carers are having to make impossibly difficult decisions and witness horrors most people can't even imagine. Here at home, we're fortunate enough to have a relatively few cases at the moment, but healthcare workers at bracing for the possibility of more and hoping the public will continue to stay home and slow the spread of the disease so our local hospitals aren't overwhelmed. There are no words that could adequately express our gratitude to the healthcare workers continuing to walk into a living nightmare and do their jobs.
Getty Images
loading...

KUT News reports that individuals in Texas will have a chance to find a new healthcare provider in November of 2024. That is when the new enrollment period for 2025 is set to begin. The Texas Department Of Insurance also provided a comment to KUT News from Ben Gonzalez:

“If you get a notice of nonrenewal, we’d encourage you to start researching other health plans right away and plan on making a selection before your current coverage ends."

As this is a developing story, we will have more information when it becomes available.

Five Hospitals In The State Of Texas Given "D" Rankings For Safety

There are many hospitals in the state of Texas, and some certainly have some work to do in terms of safety.

Gallery Credit: Tommy Paradise, Townsquare Media, Google, Canva, Hosptial Safety Ranking

Ten Tips From the Amarican Heart Association to Improve Your Cardiovascular Health

Maintaining good heart health is so incredibly important to living a long, and healthy life. Keep reading to learn ten tips from the American Heart Association to improve your cardiovascular health.

Gallery Credit: Kat Mykals

Haunted Texas Hospitals That Are Open to the Public

Where are the spookiest & creepiest hospitals in Texas? There are many you can find all over the state & here are some known to have "extra" visitors. These are places that you CAN go visit for yourself.
NOTE: While these places ARE open to the public, do NOT trespass onto any of these properties.

Gallery Credit: Daniel Paulus

The 12 Best Hospitals in Texas

Out of all the hospitals located in Texas, a huge number were considered to be the BEST in the entire country. These are the ones that Newsweek chose as the best in the whole state.

Gallery Credit: Daniel Paulus