HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
                         NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Insurance

TIME & DATE: 10:30AM or upon adjournment
             Thursday, May 4, 2000

PLACE: E1.010

CHAIR: Rep. John T. Smithee

The Committee will meet to consider the following Interim Charges:

(1) Examine public policy issues associated with mandatory
    "hospitalist" programs in managed care; and

(2) Conduct active oversight of the agencies under the Committee's

The Committee will also hear testimony regarding the recent
agreement between Aetna U.S. Healthcare and the Attorney General
concerning appropriate guidelines for HMO operations in Texas.