May 20th, 2024

Tuesday, June 4th at 9:00 a.m. in Room E2.030, Capitol Complex.

Evaluate the appropriate role of the state in overseeing Medicaid managed care.

Electronic public comment will be available for:

-Health and Human Services Commission Medicaid and CHIP procurements

-Medicaid managed care quality metrics

-Models for state Medicaid and CHIP contracting

The intention of this hearing is for the the committee to be educated on the current Medicaid managed care contracting practices and models. The committee will not participate in conversation specific to any outstanding protests, appeals, or litigation relating to the STAR/CHIP, STAR+PLUS, or STAR Kids procurements.

For those persons who will be testifying, information for in-person witness registration, can be found here:

A live video broadcast of this hearing will be available here:

Instructions related to public access to the meeting location are available here:

Texas residents who wish to electronically submit comments related to agenda items on this notice without testifying in person can do so until the hearing is adjourned by visiting:

REMINDER:    Committee’s Assigned Interim Charges:
1. Monitoring: Monitor the agencies and programs under the Committee’s jurisdiction and oversee the implementation of relevant legislation passed by the 88th Legislature. Conduct active oversight of all associated rulemaking and other governmental actions taken to ensure the intended legislative outcome of all legislation, including the following:
HB 1575, relating to improving health outcomes for pregnant women; and
SB 24, relating to the powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission and the transfer to the commission of certain powers and duties from the Department of Family and Protective Services.
2. Medicaid Contracting: Evaluate the appropriate role of the state in overseeing Medicaid managed care.
3. Support for Texans with Intellectual Disabilities: Evaluate access to Home and Community-based Services (HCS) waivers, including the interest list, effects of inflation on the cost of services, and availability of services and service providers.    Consider the long-term stability of long-term services and supports in waiver programs and consider alternative delivery models.