May 4, 2021 - 1:00pm

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this meeting will be conducted virtually using GotoWebinar only. Join the meeting here. There is not a physical location for this meeting. 

Attendees who would like to provide public comment should see the Public Comment section below.

  1. Introductions and welcome
  2. Review and adopt December 14, 2020, SPPPW Quality Subcommittee draft meeting minutes
  3. Person-centered thinking and practices
  4. National Core Indicators survey
  5. State Medicaid Managed Care Advisory Committee
  6. Public comment
  7. Review action items and future agenda topics for next meeting
  8. Adjourn

Public Comment:The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) welcomes public comments pertaining to topics related to any agenda items noted above. Members of the public are encouraged to participate in this process by providing written public comment to HHSC by emailing SPPPW@hhsc.state.tx.us no later than 5:00 p.m., April 30, 2021. Please include your name and the organization you are representing or that you are speaking as a private citizen. Staff will not read written comments aloud during the meeting, but comments will be forwarded to State staff and Subcommittee members for their consideration. Comments should not include confidential information or protected health information.

Members of the public may also use the GotoWebinar Q&A section during the meeting to submit a request to provide oral comment.  The request must contain your name, either the organization you are representing or that you are speaking as a private citizen, and your direct phone number. Do not include confidential information or protected health information in comments.

Public comment is limited to three minutes.  Each speaker must state their name and either the organization they are representing or that they are speaking as a private citizen. Public members who are using handouts are asked to provide an electronic copy in accessible PDF format. Handouts are limited to two pages (paper size: 8.5” by 11”, one side only). Handouts must be emailed to HHSC immediately after registering and include the name of the person who will be commenting. Do not include confidential information or protected health information in handouts. Staff will not read handouts aloud during the meeting, but handouts will be provided to members of the Committee and State staff. It is not permissible for public speakers to interject or ask questions to Committee members during the rest of the meeting.

Note: These procedures may be revised at the discretion of HHSC.

This meeting is open to the public. No reservations are required, and there is no cost to attend this meeting.

Contact: Questions regarding agenda items, content, or meeting arrangements should be directed to Beren Dutra, Advisory Committee Liaison, Medicaid and CHIP Services, at 512-428-1932 or SPPPW@hhsc.state.tx.us.

Persons who want to attend the meeting and require assistive technology or services should contact Dutra at 512-428-1932 or SPPPW@hhsc.state.tx.us at least 72 hours before the meeting so appropriate arrangements can be made.