December 11, 2019 - 9:00am

Department of State Health Services (DSHS), Public Hearing Room, M-100
1100 West 49th Street
Austin, TX 78756

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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 system, an open meeting subject to Chapter 551, Texas Government Code, and the Health and the Human Services system 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.

Please check in with Security - someone will escort you to Room M-100. 

Members of the public may attend the meeting in person at the address above or access a live stream of the meeting at:
Select the tab for Moreton M-100 Live. 

This meeting will be available by teleconference.
Call-in Number: 1-877-820-7831; Passcode: 899597#

  1. Call to Order/Welcome
  2. October 9, 2019 Meeting Minutes
  3. Medicaid Billing for Local Health Departments
  4. 1115 Waiver Transition
  5. Public Health Technology
  6. Emerging Public Health Issues
  7. Mental Health in Public Health
  8. DSHS Response to 2019 Annual PHFPC Report
  9. Public Comment
  10. Timelines, Next Steps, Announcements and Future Meeting Dates
  11. Adjourn

The committee may take any action on any agenda item.

Contact: Questions regarding agenda items, content, or meeting arrangements should be directed Glenna Laughlin, 512-776-6323,

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 Glenna Laughlin at 512-776-6323 or at least 72 hours before the meeting so appropriate arrangements can be made.