The Weekly Insight: March 16, 2021

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Texas Insight provides timely reporting of healthcare issues and events as they occur within the legislative and regulatory branches of Texas state government.

Texas Insight Recent Reports

House Committee on Human Services: The Committee on Human Services met to consider the following: HB 135, HB 484, HB 542, HB 682, HB 892; and HJR 46. Read the report.

House Committee on Public Health: The Committee on Public Health met to consider the following: HB 119, HB 473, HB 652, HB 727, HB 728, HB 729, HB 780, HB 784; and HB 797. Read the report.

House Committee on Appropriations Article II Subcommittee: COVID-19 and Mental/ Behavioral Health: The Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Article II, heard testimony on several topics. This report addresses the following:


  • Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute, Andy Keller, PhD, President and CEO
  • Health and Human Services Commission, Sonja Gaines, Deputy Executive Commissioner for IDD & Behavioral Health Services
  • Texas Council of Community Centers, Lee Johnson, Deputy Director
  • Cook Children’s Hospital, Kia Carter, MD, Co-Medical Director, Inpatient and Consultation Liaison Psychiatric Services

Read the report.

Looking Ahead

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State and Federal Healthcare News




Access this document for state and federal COVID-19 updates from this week.