September 13, 2017 - 9:00am

Brown-Heatly Building, Public Hearing Room
4900 N. Lamar Blvd.
Austin, TX 78751

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Texas Penal Code Section 46.035(c) states: "A license holder commits an offense if the license holder intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly carries a handgun under the authority of Subchapter H, Chapter 411, Texas Government Code, regardless of whether the handgun is concealed or carried in a shoulder or belt holster, in the room or rooms where a meeting of a governmental entity is held and if the meeting is an open meeting subject to Chapter 551, Texas Government Code, and the entity provided notice as required by that chapter."

Please note that this governmental meeting is, in the opinion of counsel representing the Health and Human Services Commission, an open meeting subject to Chapter 551, Texas Government Code, and the Health and the Human Services Commission is providing notice of this meeting as required by Chapter 551. In addition, please note that the written communication required by Texas Penal Code Sections 30.06 and 30.07, prohibiting both concealed and open carry of handguns by Texas Government Code Chapter 411 licensees, will be posted at the entrances to this governmental meeting.

  1. Call to order
  2. Roll call
  3. Welcome and opening remarks
    1. Member introductions
    2. Meeting logistics
  4. Adopt meeting minutes from June 14, 2017, meeting
  5. Adopt committee operating principles
  6. Primary care physicians for 18 to 21 year old members
  7. Medically Dependent Children Program medical necessity
  8. Health and Human Services Commission policy guidance updates
    1. Preferred providers - including durable medical equipment
    2. STAR Kids Managed Care Advisory Committee report
    3. Next steps
  9. Public comment
  10. Adjourn

Public comment may be taken on any agenda item.

Contact: Questions regarding agenda items, content, or meeting arrangements should be directed to Kari Brock, STAR Kids Specialist, Health and Human Services Commission, 512-424-6511, or

People who wish to submit written testimony for public comment may do so either by hard copy or electronically. The address for hard copy submission is: Kari Brock, Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program Services Department, Policy Development, 4900 North Lamar Blvd., MC-H310, Austin, TX 78751. The address for electronic submission is:

This meeting is open to the public. No reservations are required, and there is no cost to attend this meeting.

People with disabilities, who wish to attend the meeting and require auxiliary aids or services, should contact Charles Bredwell, Program Specialist, at 512-462-6337 at least 72 hours before the meeting so appropriate arrangements can be made.

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