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HHSC: Intellectual and Developmental Disability System Redesign Advisory Committee

Meeting Summary. The Intellectual and Developmental Disability System Redesign Advisory Committee gathered for their quarterly meeting. Created by Government Code, Chapter 534, the Committee advises 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: Texas Brain Injury Advisory Council

Meeting Summary. The Texas Brain Injury Advisory Council (BIAC) addresses strategic planning, policy, rules and services related to preventing brain injury and providing rehabilitation and long-term services and supports for people…
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HHSC: Council on Consumer Direction

Meeting Summary. The purpose of the Council on Consumer Direction 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 that enhance a consumer's ability to have freedom and exercise control and authority over the consumer's choices, regardless of age or disability. Visit the Consumer Directed Services (CDS) homepage for more information about the CDS option. The adopted rules that outline the Council's statute authority, purpose, tasks, reporting requirements and membership are located at the Texas Register's website (link is external).
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HHSC: Texas Autism Council

Meeting Summary. TheTexas 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 pervasive…
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HHSC: Policy Council for Children and Families


The Policy Council for Children and Families (PCCF) gathered on April 2, 2018. The Council works to improve the coordination, quality, efficiency and outcomes of services provided to children with disabilities and their families through the state's health, education and human services systems. Additionally, it produces a biennial report with recommendations to the executive Commissioner of HHSC and the Texas Legislature. The council includes family members of children with special health care needs and representatives of community, faith, business and other organizations. Introduction The meeting was convened by the Chair, Chris Masey. The minutes from the meeting on February 23, 2018, were approved as written.
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