Health care system reform called for October 21, 2020 - 05:00 Posted in: Opinions For years, millions of Texans have known, through difficult personal experience, that health care in Texas has challenges. Over the last seven, COVID-scarred months, those issues have hit home for millions more. Famously, or rather infamously, Texas leads the nation in the number of uninsured residents. Unfortunately, for well over a decade, the health care conversation in Texas has circled around this single statistic. Is health insurance coverage important? Of course. But as this pandemic has shown - an affordable, sustainable, effective health care system requires far more than insurance coverage. Texas badly needs such a system, and future generations of Texans need leaders ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!