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Hospital Payment Advisory Committee

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Medicaid/CHIP Market Intelligence Data Workbook

Medicaid/CHIP Market Intelligence Data Workbook

Health Care Reporting

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The Weekly Insight: February 12

Texas Insight Reports Texas Gun Violence as a Public Health Issue: Part III: After 26 Texans lost their lives in the November 7, 2017, Sutherland Springs, Texas shooting, Texas Representatives Nevarez…
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HHSC: Drug Utilization Review Board

MEETING SUMMARY. 

The Drug Utilization Review Board (link is external) gathered for its quarterly meeting. [The 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. Introduction The meeting was called to order by the Chair, Robert Hogue. The minutes from the meeting on November 3, 2017, were approved with minor edits.
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HHSC: Hospital Payment Advisory Committee

MEETING SUMMARY.

The Hospital Payment Advisory Committee met, in an informational session, to receive an update on the 1115 demonstration waiver. [HPAC is] a sub-committee of the Medical Care Advisory Committee (MCAC), advises MCAC and HHS about hospital reimbursement methodologies for inpatient hospital prospective payment and on adjustments for disproportionate share hospitals. Introduction Diana Strupp, Hospital Payment Advisory Committee Chair convened the meeting. The minutes from the meeting on November 9, 2017, were approved as written.[1]
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HHSC Combined Hearing: Rates & Nursing

The Health and Human Services Commission conducted two public hearings today using a combined hearing format. The first was related to Proposed Medicaid Payment Rates for the Medicaid Biennial Calendar Fee Review. The second was related to Private Duty Nursing Services. First Hearing.  The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) conducted a public hearing to receive public comment on proposed Medicaid payment rates for the Medicaid Biennial Calendar Fee Review.  The hearing was held in compliance with Texas Human Resources Code §32.0282, which requires public notice of and hearings on proposed Medicaid reimbursements. Proposal.  The payment rates for the Medicaid Biennial Calendar Fee Review are proposed to be effective April 1, 2018, for the following services:
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