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Texas House of Representatives Human Services Committee to Host Public Hearing

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The public hearing will take place at the Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance on August 29, 2018

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Edinburg, Texas ― The Texas House of Representatives Human Services Committee will host a public hearing at the Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance in Edinburg, TX, on August 29, 2018, at 8:30 a.m. During the hearing members will review the history and future roll-out of Medicaid Managed Care in Texas. Members will examine the impact managed care has had on the quality and cost of health care throughout the state, and review initiatives that managed care organizations have implemented to improve the quality and care. Members will also investigate:

Whether access to care and if network adequacy contractual requirements are sufficient;
Provider and Medicaid participants’ satisfaction within STAR, STAR Health, Star Kids, and STAR+Plus managed care programs; and
The Health and Human Services Commission’s (HHSC) oversight of managed care organizations to make recommendations for any needed improvement.
Notice of Assistance at Public Meetings

Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who may need assistance, such as a sign language interpreter, are requested to contact Stacey Nicchio at (512) 463-0850, 72 hours prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

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