December 11, 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. Approval of August 14, 2019, minutes (vote required)
  4. Subcommittee updates
    1. Health homes and outcome measures
    2. STAR KIDS Screening and Assessment Instrument Medically Dependent Children Program, prior authorizations, and Intellectual and Developmental Disability waiver carve-in
    3. Transition from children’s services to adult services
  5. STAR Kids Advisory Committee Annual Report
  6. Health and Human Services Commission updates
    1. Legislative implementation updates
    2. Texas Government Code, Chapters 531 and 533, as amended by Senate Bill 1207, 86th Legislature, Regular Session, (2019), interest list
    3. 2020–2021 General Appropriations Act, art. II, Rider 42, at II-62 (2019) interest list study
  7. STAR Kids utilization data
  8. Quarterly Therapy Access Monitoring Report
  9. STAR Kids utilization review
  10. 2020–2021 General Appropriations Act, art. II, Rider 32, at II-60 (2019) – Autism Services Update
  11. Public comment
  12. Review of action items and agenda items for March 4, 2020, 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.