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HHSC: Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities System Redesign Advisory Committee

Meeting Summary. TheIntellectual and Developmental Disability System Redesign Advisory Committee advises on the implementation of the acute care services and long-term services and supports system redesign for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Intellectual and Developmental Disability (IDD) System Redesign Advisory Committee, created by Government Code, Chapter 534 advise HHSC on the implementation of the acute care services and long-term services and supports (LTSS) system redesign for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Chapter 534 requires HHSC to design and implement an acute care services and LTSS system for people with IDD that supports the following goals:
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HHSC: Policy Council for Children and Families

Meeting Summary. The Policy Council for Children and Families works to improve the coordination, quality, efficiency, and outcomes of services provided to children with disabilities and their families through the state’s…
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HHSC: Texas Autism Council

Meeting Summary. The Texas Autism Council advises and makes recommendations to state agencies and the state Legislature to ensure that the needs of persons of all ages with autism and other…
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HHSC: STAR Kids Managed Care Advisory Committee

Meeting Summary. TheSTAR Kids Managed Care Advisory Committee, created by Senate Bill 7 of the 83rd Texas Legislature (Regular Session), advises HHSC on the establishment and implementation of the STAR…
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HHSC: State Medicaid Managed Care Advisory Committee

Meeting Summary. The State Medicaid Managed Care Advisory Committee provides recommendations and ongoing input to HHSC on the statewide implementation and operation of Medicaid managed care. The committee looks at a range…
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HHSC: Council on Consumer Direction

Meeting Summary. The purpose of the Council is to advise HHSC on the development, implementation, expansion, and delivery of services through consumer direction, in all programs offering long-term services and supports…
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HHSC: Drug Utilization Review Board

Meeting Summary. The Drug Utilization Review Board develops and submits recommendations for the preferred drug list, suggests clinical prior authorizations on outpatient prescription drugs, recommends education interventions for Medicaid providers, and reviews drug usage across Medicaid programs. The DUR board is composed of 20 total members: 17 physicians and pharmacists who provide services across the entire population of Medicaid recipients and who represent different specialties, two representatives from Medicaid managed care organizations as nonvoting members, and a consumer advocate representing people enrolled in the Medicaid program. Introduction The meeting was called to order by the Chair, Robert Hogue, MD. The minutes from the meeting on January 26, 2018, were approved as written. Members:
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HHSC: Behavioral Health Advisory Committee

Meeting Summary. The Behavioral Health Advisory Committee provides customer/consumer and stakeholder input by making recommendations regarding the allocation and adequacy of behavioral health services and programs within the state of Texas. The purpose of the committee is to provide customer/consumer and stakeholder input to the Health and Human Services system in the form of recommendations regarding the allocation and adequacy of behavioral health services and programs within the State of Texas. The BHAC considers and makes recommendations to the HHS Executive Commissioner consistent with the committee’s purpose. Introduction The meeting was opened by the Chair, Wayne Young. The minutes for the meetings on January 26, 2018, and April 20, 2018, were approved as written.
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