Medical Care Advisory Committee

The Medical Care Advisory Committee is a federally mandated committee that reviews and makes recommendations to the state Medicaid director on proposed rules that involve Medicaid policy or affect Medicaid-funded programs.

Members

Voting Members

Colleen Horton, Chair
Advocate, Mental Health
Austin

Mary Helen Tieken, RN, BSN, Vice Chair
Registered Nurse
Floresville

Salil Deshpande, M.D.
Managed Care Organization Representative
Houston

Lou Driver
Nursing Home Administrator
Houston

Robert Hilliard, Jr., M.D.
Physician, Ob/Gyn
Houston

Cynthia Jumper, M.D., M.P.H.
Physician, Internal Medicine
Lubbock

Donna S. Smith
Physical Therapist
Austin

Diana Strupp, HPAC Chair
Hospital Representative
Dallas

Doug Svien
Provider
Stephenville

Susan Swartz, R.N.
Registered Nurse
San Angelo

Edgar A. Walsh, Jr., R.Ph.
Pharmacy
Harlingen

Non-voting Members

Ryan D. Van Ramshorst, M.D.
Texas Health and Human Services Commission
Austin

Peter Hajmasy
Texas Department of State Health Services
Austin

Meetings

  • February 13, 2020
  • May 14, 2020
  • August 13, 2020
  • November 12, 2020

For More Information

Contact us at Caroline.Sunshine@hhsc.state.tx.us.


Past Events

November 12, 2020

August 13, 2020

April 9, 2020

April 2, 2020

March 27, 2020