HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE:†† Appropriations - S/C on Article II†

TIME & DATE: 10:00 AM, Wednesday, March 28, 2018†

PLACE:†††††† E1.030†
CHAIR:†††††† Rep. Sarah Davis†

 

The Appropriations Subcommittee on Article II will meet to hear invited and public testimony on the following:

 

The subcommittee will take up specific aspects of Interim Charge 4, including: When reviewing the Health and Human Services Commissionís (HHSC) managed care contracts, determine if HHSC has adequate data, staff, and processes to provide appropriately rigorous contract oversight, including but not limited to the use of outcome metrics. Consider whether HHSC properly enforces contractual sanctions when managed care organizations (MCOs) are out of compliance, as well as how HHSC uses Medicaid participants' complaints regarding access to care to improve quality.

 

Interim Charge 10: Examine the Early Childhood Intervention Program (ECI) in Texas, including a review of historical funding levels, programmatic changes, challenges providers face within the program, and utilization trends. Evaluate ECI's impact on reducing the long-term costs of public education and health care. Identify solutions to strengthen the program.

 

Public testimony will be limited to three minutes per witness.

 

 

 

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