August 14, 2019 - 9:30am

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. Adoption of April 17, 2019, minutes (vote required)
  4. Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) updates
    1. Legislative Budget Board report
    2. Responses to committee recommendations
    3. Legislative update
    4. STAR Kids Screening and Assessment Instrument (SK-SAI) Optimization Recommendations
    5. S.317, 116th Congress (2019-2020) - Advancing Care for Exceptional (ACE) Kids Act of 2019 (introduced in Senate Feb. 4, 2019)
  5. STAR Kids Utilization Data
  6. Quarterly Therapy Access Monitoring Report
  7. STAR Kids pay-for-quality measures
  8. Subcommittee updates
    1. Health homes and outcome measures
    2. SK-SAI Medically Dependent Children Program, prior authorizations, and Intellectual and Developmental Disability waiver carve-in
    3. Transition from children's services to adult services
  9. Upcoming STAR Kids Advisory Committee Annual Report 
  10. Collaborative Improvement & Innovation Networks project
  11. Public comment
  12. Review of action items and agenda items for December 11, 2019, meeting
  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 Michelle Thomas, Advisory Committee Coordinator, Medicaid and CHIP Services Department at 737-867-8747 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 Thomas at 737-867-8747 or at least 72 hours before the meeting so appropriate arrangements can be made.