Posts tagged "Medicaid"

HHSC: Medical Care Advisory Committee

The Medical Care Advisory Committee is a federally mandated committee that reviews and makes recommendations to the state Medicaid director on proposed rules that involve Medicaid policy or affect Medicaid-funded…
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HHSC: Drug Utilization Review Board

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: 18 physicians and pharmacists providing services across the entire population of Medicaid and representing different specialties; two representatives from Medicaid managed care organizations as nonvoting members; and a consumer advocate representing people enrolled in the program.
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HHSC: The Sickle Cell Task Force

The Sickle Cell Task Force raises public awareness of sickle cell disease and sickle cell trait. House Bill 3405, 86th Legislature, Regular Session, 2019, directs the Executive Commissioner of the…
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