March 1, 2019 - 9:00am

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 and logistics
  2. Welcome and introductions
  3. Approval of December 6, 2018, meeting minutes
  4. e-Health Advisory Committee (eHAC) membership – status of vacancies
  5. eHAC rule amendments status
  6. Bylaws revisions and vote
  7. Telemedicine and telehealth legislative update
  8. Patient Unified Lookup System for Emergencies and emPower in emergency shelters
  9. Break
  10. House Bill 1697, 85th Legislature, Regular Session, 2017 implementation
  11. 2019 Annual healthcare common procedure coding system
  12. eHAC Subcommittee report on telemedicine, telehealth, and telemonitoring
  13. eHAC Subcommittee report on interoperability
  14. Lunch
  15. Disaster response in Health Information Technology (HIT)
  16. Texas Organization of Rural and Community Hospitals update on Van Horn, TX hospital
  17. HIT strategic plan
  18. Public comment
  19. Next meeting planning
  20. Adjourn

Contact: Questions regarding agenda items, content, or meeting arrangements should be directed to Adriana Rhames, Program Specialist, Office of e-Health Coordination, 512-491-5557,

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 Rhames at 512-491-5557 at least 72 hours before the meeting so appropriate arrangements can be made.