The House Committee on Appropriations - S/C on Article II

84th Legislature

July 13, 2016

1:00 p.m.



Pursuant to a notice posted on June 30, 2016, the House Committee on Appropriations - S/C on Article II met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Price, at 1:39 p.m.


The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Price; Burkett; Davis, Sarah; and Sheffield.


A quorum was present.



The Appropriations Subcommittee on Article II met to hear invited and public testimony on the following interim charge:


Review hospital reimbursement methodologies, including supplemental payments and the Medicaid add-on payments directed by HB 1 (84R) for safety-net and trauma facilities. In the review, include reimbursement methodologies for rural and children’s hospitals. Also, monitor the extension of the Texas Healthcare Transformation and Quality Improvement 1115 waiver.


Testimony taken/registration recorded.  (See attached witness list.)


At 4:00 p.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection, the meeting was adjourned.




Rep. Price, Chair




Kyler Arnold, Clerk