November 20, 2017 - 10:30am

Health and Human Services Commission Brown-Heatly Building Public Hearing Room
4900 North Lamar Blvd.
Austin, TX 78751

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  1. Call to order
  2. Roll call
  3. Approval of the minutes (Meeting on September 18, 2017) (PDF)
  4. Ideas for cost-savings and best practices for neonatal care
  5. Updates from Department of State Health Services on draft rules
  6. Presentation on Proposed Core Maternal Data Elements and The Texas Collaborative for Health Mothers and Babies (PDF) - Dr. Patrick Ramsey
  7. Lunch
  8. Updates from Perinatal Advisory Council Chair
  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 David Williams, Council Coordinator, Health and Human Services Commission, 512-380-4374, or

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 Williams at 512-380-4374 at least 72 hours before the meeting so appropriate arrangements can be made.