Texas Insight Podcast Episode 1: Texas Medicaid with Billy Millwee

Texas Insight Podcast Episode 1: Texas Medicaid with Billy Millwee

State and Federal Overview: the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), March 27, 2020

State and Federal Overview: the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), March 27, 2020

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CMS Approves the TxHmL Waiver

CMS Approves the TxHmL Waiver

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The Weekly Insight: February 25

Texas Insight’s Recent Reports HHSC: Joint Committee on Access and Forensic Services. The Committee gathered to discuss JCAFS bylaw revisions and ideas for adding new JCAFS members; hear presentations on Community…
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HHSC: Palliative Care Interdisciplinary Advisory Council

The Palliative Care Interdisciplinary Advisory Council consults with and advises on matters related to the establishment, maintenance, operation and outcome evaluation of the statewide palliative care consumer and professional information and education program. House Bill (HB) 1874, 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015 established the Palliative Care Interdisciplinary Advisory Council to assess the availability of patient-centered and family-focused palliative care in Texas. HB 1874 charges the council to consult with and advise the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) on matters related to the establishment, maintenance, operation, and outcome evaluation of the statewide palliative care consumer and professional information and education program.
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Health and Human Services Executive Council

Welcome and Opening Remarks. The meeting was convened on February 20th, 2020, by the executive Commissioner. Novel Coronavirus Update. Dr. Hellerstedt stated that their focus is on preventing the spread of the virus in Texas. They have activated The State Medical Observation Center (SMOC). This entity maintains communication with the public and stakeholders. Coronavirus can infect people and animals. This is called a novel virus because it has not been seen in people before. Therefore, there is no innate immunity. Ninety-nine percent of the deaths have occurred in China. There are 15 confirmed cases in the US and most are travel-related. Texas has one confirmed case and several hundred people in Texas are being monitored because they have traveled to high-risk areas.
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The Weekly Insight: February 18

Texas Insight’s Recent Reports HHSC: Perinatal Advisory Council. The Council gathered to review the bylaws; discuss the results from The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s (AHRQ) survey of the…
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HHSC: Perinatal Advisory Council

The Perinatal Advisory Council develops and recommends criteria for designating levels of neonatal and maternal care. The Perinatal Advisory Council, created by House Bill 15 of the 83rd Texas Legislature…
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The Weekly Insight: February 11

Texas Insight’s Recent Reports HHSC: Aging Texas Well Advisory Committee. The Committee gathered to hear a presentation on a special topic: Burden of oral disease among older adults and implications…
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