May 24, 2019

If you’re interested in the issues surrounding the statewide operation of Medicaid managed care, you might want to apply to be a member of the State Medicaid Managed Care Advisory Committee. The Texas Health and Human Services Commission executive commissioner is looking for committee members. Those selected will be appointed to the committee to serve a term expiring Dec. 31, 2021, unless otherwise noted. Applications are due by 11:59 p.m., June 10. 

HHSC will consider the applicants' qualifications, background and interest in serving on the committee and will try to choose committee members who represent the diversity of all Texans. For this reason, HHSC considers applicants' ethnicity, gender and geographic location.

Submit the application by:

Email or Fax: 512-206-3984
Attn:  SMMCAC

Mail:
Texas Health and Human Services Commission
4900 N. Lamar Blvd.
Mail Code 0223
Austin, TX 78751
Attn:  Susanna Sparkman

A State Medicaid Managed Care Advisory Committee member must regularly participate in committee meetings and may also have to participate in subcommittee meetings, projects and presentations. Committee meetings will be held about once every three to four months in Austin or at the call of the presiding officer. A committee member, who is a Medicaid client or a family member of a Medicaid client may be repaid for travel expenses if money is available and in accordance with the HHS Travel Policy. Other committee members aren’t paid to attend or travel to and from committee meetings.

For more information about the committee visit the website or contact Sarah Melecki.
For more information about the application process, contact Susanna Sparkman.