March 14, 2018 - 1:00pm

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. Adoption of November 9, 2017, draft minutes
  4. Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) operational plan and agency direction
  5. 1115 Waiver update
  6. Texas Association of Health Plans’ coordinated credentialing project
  7. Subcommittee reports:
    1. Subcommittee on Goal 1 (Provide HHSC leadership with an accurate and balanced view of both challenges and opportunities identified in the Medicaid managed care delivery system, and offer innovative and operationally practical solutions)
    2. Subcommittee on Goal 2 (Develop sound recommendations that directly affect Medicaid managed care clients by prioritizing quality health outcomes, patient safety, and fiscal responsibility in the delivery of programs and services)
    3. Subcommittee on Goal 3 (Advise HHSC on activities related to ensuring clients or members are receiving timely care coordination for medically and functionally necessary services across all Medicaid managed care programs. This will include recommendations for continuous collaborative communication between HHSC, managed care organizations, members, and providers, as well as for the rapid resolution of eligibility and enrollment issues)
    4. Managed care organization automated telephone system subcommittee
  8. Subcommittee procedures and meeting times discussion
  9. Public comment
  10. Adjournment

Note: The following subcommittees will meet prior to the full committee:

Goal 1 subcommittee                   10:30 a.m.    Brown-Heatly Building Room 1430

Goal 2 subcommittee                   10:30 a.m.    Brown-Heatly Building Room 1420

Goal 3 subcommittee                   10:30 a.m.    Brown-Heatly Building Room 1410

No subcommittee meeting will involve a quorum of the State Medicaid Managed Care Advisory Committee.

Contact: Questions regarding agenda items, content, or meeting arrangements should be directed to Charles Bredwell, Program Specialist, Health and Human Services Commission, 512-462-6337, 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 Bredwell at 512-462-6337 at least 72 hours before the meeting so appropriate arrangements can be made.