January 25, 2018 - 10:00am

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

Webcasting Available

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 (HHSC) 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.

This meeting will be webcast. To access the webcast, go to https://hhs.texas.gov/about-hhs/communications-events/live-archived-meetings the day and time of the meeting.

1. Introductions and Chair report

2. Review and adoption of October 26, 2017, meeting minutes (Vote required)

3. Discuss Government Code Chapter 534 requirements and next steps     

4. Subcommittee updates

    a. Transition to Managed Care

    b. Day Habilitation and Employment Services

    c. System Adequacy

5. Lunch

6. Intellectual and Developmental Disability Pilot Managed Care lessons learned

7. System Redesign Annual Legislative Report

8. Break

9. Discuss Legislative Appropriation Request process for 86th Legislative Session

10.  Home and Community-based Services Day Habilitation and Residential Remediation Plan

11. Public comment

12. Discuss April 2018 agenda topics  

13. Adjourn and thank you

Public comment may be taken on any agenda item.

Contact: Questions regarding agenda items, content, or meeting arrangements should be directed to Tony Moreno, Advisory Committee Coordinator, Medicaid/Children’s Health Insurance Program Services Department, Health and Human Services Commission, 512-462-6278, or email Tony Moreno.

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 Tony Moreno at 512-462-6278 at least 72 hours before the meeting so appropriate arrangements can be made.