Texas Insight’s Recent Reports
HHSC: Texas Autism Council. The Committee gathered to hear an update on the implementation of the Medicaid autism services benefit; discuss opportunities for continued stakeholder input on issues impacting individuals with autism and their families; and hear public comment. Follow this link for the full report.
Texas Senate Committee on Health and Human Services: 1115 Waiver. This report covers the following interim charge. Examine the current status and future direction of the following programs: The Texas Healthcare Transformation and Quality Improvement Program Section 1115 Demonstration Waiver, including the DSRIP Transition Plan, and the Healthy Texas Women Section 1115 Demonstration Waiver. Follow this link for the full report.
December 11, 2019: Public Health Funding and Policy Committee (PHFPC)
December 11, 2019: STAR Kids Managed Care Advisory Committee
December 12, 2019: State Medicaid Managed Care Advisory Committee
December 13, 2019: Task Force of Border Health Officials Meeting
State and Federal Healthcare News
- The extraordinary danger of being pregnant and uninsured in Texas
- TMA PracticeEdge ACOs Lead Texas In Medicare Savings
- University of North Texas is opening a cafeteria without milk, eggs, wheat and more. It’s free of most food allergens.
- Annual Report on Quality Measures and Value Based Payments 2019
- HHS: Texas Abstinence Education Contractor Compliance Report
- White House Summons Feuding Health Officials for Counseling Session
- Justices grapple with multibillion-dollar ObamaCare case
- Wheelchairs On Planes: Why Passengers Can’t Use Their Own Onboard
- New Therapies Help Patients With Dementia Cope With Depression
- Yang pitches public manufacturing of generic drugs
- U.S. Supreme Court rejects Arizona opioid case against Purdue, Sackler family
- Two New Drugs Help Relieve Sickle-Cell Disease. But Who Will Pay?
- Obstacles remain for deal on surprise medical bills
- As poll numbers slide, Warren wrestles with Medicare for All dilemma
- Troubled Children’s Hospital Is Sued Over Toddler Who Died After Surgery
- Accused Planned Parenthood shooter indicted by federal grand jury
- New York doctor convicted of taking kickbacks from opioid maker Insys
- Government Studying Widely Used Chemicals Linked to Health Issues
- Opioid deaths drop for first time in decade, New York state officials say
- Health Spending Grew Modestly, New Analysis Finds
- Democrats open door to repealing ObamaCare tax in spending talks
- 7 Heroin Users Die From Flesh-Eating Bacteria in San Diego
- Nearly a Third of Teens Use One or More Tobacco Products