The Weekly Insight: May 11, 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

HHSC: Proposed Medicaid Payment Rates for the Medical Transportation Program – Special Review. The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) conducted a hearing to receive public comment on proposed Medicaid payment rates on May 4, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. Read the report.

The Comptroller Saves the Day… Yet Again. The Biennial Revenue Estimate Revision Surprises Few. Lordy… It’s a Miracle. Just minutes after the Conference Committee on SB1 announced their retreat from the public eye to address the differences between the Senate and the House versions of SB1 (General Appropriations Bill), Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar revised the state’s Biennial Revenue Estimate (BRE) indicating that Texas now has $3.12 billion more in revenue for 2022-23 than first projected in January… Read the analysis.

Looking Ahead

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