April 25, 2019 - 10:00am

Health and Human Services Commission, Brown-Heatly Building, Public Hearing Room
4900 North 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.

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 welcome
  2. Vice-chair election (Vote required)
  3. Review and adopt January 24, 2019, and February 15, 2019, meeting minutes (Vote required)
  4. Managed care oversight improvement initiatives
  5. Travel reimbursement procedures
  6. Statewide Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) strategic plan
  7. Lunch
  8. IDD System Redesign Advisory Committee subcommittees
    1. System Adequacy
    2. Transition to Managed Care
    3. Day Habilitation and Employment Services
    4. Next steps for establishing evaluation and assessment workgroups
  9. Legislative Appropriations
  10. Health and Human Services Commission agency liaison committees
    1. STAR Kids
    2. Promoting Independence Workgroup
    3. IDD Systems Improvement Workgroup
    4. Texas Council on Consumer Direction
  11. Break
  12. Public comment
  13. Agenda items for July 25, 2019, meeting
  14. 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 Michelle Thomas, Advisory Committee Coordinator, Medicaid and CHIP Services Department at 512-867-8747 or Michelle.Thomas@hhsc.state.tx.us.

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 Camille Weizenbaum, Advisory Committee Coordinator, at 512-487-3446 at least 72 hours before the meeting so appropriate arrangements can be made.