The Weekly Insight: February 25

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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 services provided through Texas Government Code §§531.0991, 531.0993, and 531.09935 and Texas Government Code §§531.0991, 531.0993, and 531.09935 report cards; discuss outpatient competency restoration rules; hear an update from the JCAFS coordination with Behavioral Health Advisory Committee Housing Subcommittee; hear subcommittee reports; and more. Find the full report here.

Health and Human Services Executive Council. The Council gathered to hear an update on the Novel Coronavirus; and discuss the Inspector General quarterly report, proposed rules, advisory committee recommendations, and information items. Find the full report here.

Medicaid Fiscal Accountability Regulation (MFAR). This posting provides an overview of the Medicaid Fiscal Accountability Rule (MFAR) that was introduced by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in November 2019. Find the full report here.

Looking Ahead

February 25, 2020: Palliative Care Interdisciplinary Advisory Council

February 28, 2020: Policy Council for Children and Families

February 28, 2020: Texas State Child Fatality Review Team Committee

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