NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Appropriations-S/C on Health & Human Services

TIME & DATE: 10:00AM, Monday, October 9, 2006

PLACE: E1.030

CHAIR: Rep. John Davis

The Subcommittee will meet to hear an update on Interim Charge #6 and
invited testimony on Interim Charge #12.

#6. Analyze and compare service coordination and other administrative
functions across waiver programs as a continuation of the health and
human services system consolidation and optimization.  This analysis
should include evaluation processes, procedures, outcomes and costs the
the intent of ensuring quality, defining best practices and reducing costs.

#12. Analyze and compare Medicaid cost containment strategies for other
states.  This study should consider how effective these strategies are at
reducing costs in the Medicaid program while taking into account how these
strategies effect quality of care, ongoing services, and the availability
of federal funding sources.